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Some other sites which may interest you

National organisations for the amateur and professional:

The Geologists Association

The Geological Society

Regional:

Geo-East

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. 

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

The full 2018 programme is now available.  Click here for a downloadable version.
You can also download the latest Newsletter in electronic format.

Next meeting:
Thursday 11th January 2018, 7:30pm
in the Sapsed Room, Oaklands College, Hatfield Road, St Albans AL4 0JA 

Jonathon Turner
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Radioactive Waste Management. 
Geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK

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

Death of John Catt
As many of you have already heard, John Catt died on 7th December 2017.
He was a long-time pillar of the Hertfordshire Geology Society, and will be sadly missed.  

The HNHS web site gives a short account of his contribution to local geology. 

Neighbouring Societies

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

The
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.