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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

More links...



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 : 

Thursday 11 June 2015,  7:30pm
Dr.Tom Argles (The Open University) 
"Earth science teaching: firm foundations or shifting sands? "

Next field trip:
Saturday 23 May 2015
Tour of Oxford Museum
Leader: Prof. Paul Smith

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

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