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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

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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 41st 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 August we have an annual 'Members' Evening' when slides and specimens collected during the year are shown.

Visitors are always welcome (small fee).

Next meeting:

Saturday 7th November, all day
GA Festival of Geology, UCL, London - for details see the GA web site
A great event, we will have a stall as usual.

Thursday 12th November 2015,  7:30 pm
Dr. Clive Edmonds (Peter Brett Associates)
“The geology of the Chiltern section of HS2”

Next field trip:
Thursday 8th - Sunday 11th October 2015
Geology of Tor Bay, Devon
Leader: Malcolm Hart

Members are also welcome on field trips of the East Herts Geology Club.
See the EHGC web site for details.

Click here for full-size poster

Geo-East are holding a one-day conference 
"The Chalk of the Eastern Counties"

Cambridge, Saturday 28 November

With a wide range of topics and speakers, The event should be of interest to the general public as well as those with a geological background. 

For full details and a booking form, 
see the Geo-East web site

Local geological trails and guides

We are hoping to build up a collection of downloadable geological trails, and guides to geologically interesting locations.   Here are the first two

Panshanger Country Park: 
geology information boards 
click here for full pdf version (2 pages)

St Albans: 
geological trail around St Michaels 

click here
for full pdf version (2 pages)


"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