Portrait Photograph of Kenneth Bradbury

Kenneth Bradbury

State Geologist

Division of Extension | Madison

Kenneth Bradbury is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, and Wisconsin’s State Geologist. He received a PhD in Geology from UW–Madison and has worked on groundwater issues in Wisconsin for over 30 years.


  • This talk describes how Wisconsin’s unique geologic setting has influenced culture and industry to make the state what it is today.

  • This talk describes Wisconsin’s groundwater resources, basic principles of hydrogeology and current issues involving groundwater in our state.

  • This talk discusses the principles of wetland hydrology and explores the links between wetlands and groundwater that are often overlooked.

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