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Some other sites which may interest you

National organisations for the amateur and professional:

The Geologists Association

The Geological Society



Some neighbouring societies:

East Herts Geology Club

Bedfordshire & Luton Geology Group

Bucks Earth Heritage Group

Amateur Geological Society 

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A Local Group of the Geologists Association


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The society is for anyone interested in geology, 
whether beginners or experienced.
This is our 42nd year!

We hold monthly talks on a wide range of earth science topics. We have several day and weekend field trips a year and sometimes a longer foreign excursion.  In summer we have an annual Event, which in 2016 will take the form of a talk, picnic and walk in the Ver Valley..

Visitors are always welcome (small fee).

Next meeting : 

Thursday 10th November 2016,  7:30 pm
Dr Steve Banham (Imperial College, London) 
"Mars, the bringer of water? 

Curiosity's investigation into the geological history of Gale Crater"

Neighbouring Societies

Members are also welcome at meetings and field trips of the
East Herts Geology Club.
Charity Lecture: Tuesday 25th October 2016
 “Hertfordshire’s Living Rivers”
Illustrated talk by David Johnson, Hertfordshire’s Living Rivers Officer.
See the EHGC web site for details.

There is a new link in the side-bar to the
Amateur Geological Society (AGS),  based in north London.  As well as lectures and field trips, they hold an annual Mineral Gem & Fossil Show - this year on 26 November.  For details of events see the AGS web site.
If you would like to take a stall at the MG&F Show, email  amgeosoc@btinternet.com

Local geological trails and guides

We are starting to build up a collection of downloadable geological trails, and guides to geologically interesting locations.   The first ones can be seen on the 'Trails and Guides' page.


"Hertfordshire Geology and Landscape" 
Click here for more details of the book and how to 
obtain a copy.

Introduction to the Geology Of Hertfordshire

For lots of interesting information on Hertfordshire Puddingstone, 
visit the EHGC puddingstone page