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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 44th 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.   
Click here for a downloadable version of the full 2018 programme.
You can also download the latest Newsletter in electronic format.

Next talk:
Thursday 13th December 2018, 7:30pm
Dr. Paul Taylor (Natural History Museum) 
"A brief history of life in 10 fossils"  

Annual subscriptions are due soon
You can pay 2019 subscriptions at the December or January meeting.

Remember, all our talks now take place at Oaklands College.
Click here to download detailed directions to the new venue.

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Or fill in a paper version at the next HGS meeting. 
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Neighbouring Societies

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

Amateur Geological Society (AGS),  based in north London, holds lectures 
and field trips.  For details see the AGS web site.

Learn about local geology

Introduction to the Geology Of Hertfordshire

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.

Sites of special geological interest
A number of sites in Hertfordshire are officially designated as important for their geology or geomorphology.  Details and map

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


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