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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 45th year!

We hold monthly talks on a wide range of earth science topics, usually on the 2nd Thursday of the month
. 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 2019 programme.
You can also download the latest Newsletter in electronic format.

All our talks take place at Oaklands College.
Click here to download detailed directions to the venue.

Next meeting:
Thursday 14th March 2019, 7:30pm
followed by a short talk by Nikki Edwards:
"Chinese Geo-parks"

Annual subscriptions are due now
Please pay 2019 subscriptions at the March meeting,
or contact the Treasurer for payment details (see Contacts page).

John Catt Symposium:
"Hertfordshire Geology and Landscape" 
Saturday 13th July 2019 
Bayfordbury Campus, University of Hertfordshire

Further details        Booking form   
Places are limited - book early to avoid disappointment 

Click here for more details of the book .

Field Trip to the Peak District
September 19th - 22nd

Book now by contacting Haydon on haydon.bailey@btconnect.com
if you haven't already expressed an interest

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 East Herts Geology Club's puddingstone page