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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 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 meetings: 

Thursday 14th July 2016,  7:30 pm
Susannah Maidment (Imperial College, London) 
"Dinosaur biodiversity gradients in deep time"

Saturday 16th July 2016,  starting at 10am
The Water Table (a day of water-related events)

A variety of talks and round table discussion about Water. 
Followed by a picnic in Verulamium Park (bring food to share), 
and afternoon walk in the Ver Valley with guides from the Ver Valley Society
Click here for a poster with more details

              Date for  your diary: 
Wednesday 13th July 2016, 1 pm, 
"Eastern Delights"
An afternoon of short talks on topics of local interest, organised by Geo-East.
Cambridge, venue not far from railway station.  Registration necessary.
 Click here for details (pdf).

Next field trip: 
Thurs 29 Sept - Sun 2 Oct 2016
North Norfolk Coast
led by Prof Charlie Bristow (Birkbeck, University of London).

Click here for the 2015-16 Newsletter 

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

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