Bedrock outcrop from Pipestone County, Minnesota

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3D geologic model of the Cannon River Watershed
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New 3D Geologic Models Published for GRAPS Pilot Project

August 11, 2022
Compilation geologic models for the Cannon, Missouri, and Redeye River Watersheds were recently completed as part of a two-year GRAPS Pilot Project in partnership with MDH.
Precambrian bedrock in an area ceded by the Chippewa to the U.S. federal government in an 1854 treaty, currently known as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota.
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Recognizing Geology's Colonial History for Better Policy Today

September 23, 2021
The Minnesota Geological Survey has contributed to the dispossession of homelands from Indigenous Peoples. The agency is creating more just policies.
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Annual Report 2020-2021

September 15, 2021
Our Annual Report for 2020-2021 is now available!

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