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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

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 11th April 2019, 7:30pm
Percy Evans Lecture
"Little things can make a big difference” – the utility of calcareous nannoplankton
Dr Liam Gallagher  (Network Stratigraphic)

Annual subscriptions are over-due 
Membership renewal form can be found on the Contacts page.
Contact the Treasurer for details if you wishr to pay electronically.

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

Topics include geology, hydrogeology, soils, archaeology and more!
Further details including list of speakers

Booking form

Only £25 including refreshments and lunch buffet.
                                         Places are limited - book early to avoid disappointment. 

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