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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 43rd 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. 

2018 fees will soon be due. You can pay at any meeting, or post a cheque.  
Details can be found on the Contacts page.

Next meeting:
Thursday 14th December 2017: 
Prof Richard Fortey (Natural History Museum), "Trilobites and how they lived"
Limited places - this will be a ticket-only event.

Members: please  email the secretary by 30th November to reserve your place.
If you subsequently decide not to come, please let the secretary know, 
so your place can be offered to a non-member

Non-members: please email the secretary and ask to be put on the waiting list.
The event is now fully booked. You will be contacted if any places become available. 
The secretary will contact those already on the waiting list on 1st December 
to let them know if they have a place.

Remember, from January our talks will take place at Oaklands College, St Albans.
Click here to download detailed directions to the new venue.

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.