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Gloucestershire Geology Trust Diary Dates

Unless otherwise stated contact GGT for more details on 01452 864438 or info@glosgeotrust.org.uk.

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**Get involved in the three month programme of events and activities for GeoFest 2014. Throughout June, July and August the events include walks, talks, and children’s activities along with ‘Ask the Expert’ sessions and demonstrations which explore the geology, landscape, history and wildlife of the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark. **

September 2014
Huntley Quarry Conservation Days

Thursday 4th, Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September


Come along to Huntley Quarry to explore and improve the state of the impressive geological features. With knowledgable Geowardens on hand to lend their expertise, spend the afternoon contributing to the geoconservation of the quarry in the lovely woodland setting with tea, coffee and biscuits provided!


With volcaniclastic sandstones and silts from more than 400Myr ago, the rocks and structures tell a story of past environments of the area, where shallow seas once prevailed.

Come along and help Geowardens clear vegetation, expose geological structures, maintain paths, and much more. All people are welcome and no experience is needed, just enthusiasm for working outdoors and learning about Earth heritage.

If interested, please email Beth at beth@glosgeotrust.org.uk or phone 01452 8644378 to find out more and sign up
.

***Please note: these conservation days are not suitable for those who have difficulty in walking and climbing as there are several steep path areas and uneven surfaces.

Sturdy footwear/ wellies are strongly advised due to damp areas. ***
Geo-conservation Days at Robinswood Hill, Gloucester

- Geological Conservation Day, Thursday 4th September, 1-4pm
- Geological Conservation Day, Saturday & Sunday 27th/28th September, 11am-3pm
- Geological Conservation Day, Thursday 11th October


Come along and help at conservation taster day
s and full work days, clearing Jurassic rocks and revealing ancient creatures in the 200Myr old exposures in the upper quarry and other gems along the Geology Trail. With great views into the surrounding Gloucestershire countryside, teas and cakes, and good company, it is a great way to spend time!

Sign up for free through the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust
Rock and Fossil Roadshow School Workshops

As of September we will be launching a programme of Primary School rock and fossil activity days. These can be tailored to half day or whole day sessions depending on class size, teaching assistants and other aspects. If you are interested in holding the Rock and Fossil workshops at your school, summer events, community centre or any other venue please get in contact.

01452 864438
info@glosgeotrust.org.uk
August 2014

Geo-conservation Days at Robinswood Hill, Gloucester

Come along and help at conservation taster days and full work days, clearing Jurassic rocks and revealing ancient creatures in the 200Myr old exposures in the upper quarry and other gems along the Geology Trail. With great views into the surrounding Gloucestershire countryside, teas and cakes, and good company, it is a great way to spend time!

With vegetation clearance, finding fossils, outcrop improvements, and a bit of wildlife watching -there are some resident goats who spend their time chomping through the shrubs, helping to improve the Geology outcrops is a great way to add to the All Paths Lead to the Hill
Project.

- Taster Day - Thursday 28th August, 1-4pm
- Taster Day, Sunday 31st August, 1-4pm

Sign up for free through the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

July 2014
Geology and Landscape of Gloucestershire and Surrounding Areas - Field Based Course - Dave Green

Tuesday summer evenings, weekly from 10th June - 22nd July, 7pm -9pm

Local Geological expert Dave Green leads a series of practical field based courses looking at the highly diverse rocks found in Gloucestershire. Walks taking place at
-1st July Minchinhampton
-8th July Leadon Valley
-15th July Cromhall
-22nd July British Camp (Herefordshire Beacon)

For more information click here or contact Dave at
Tel: 01594 860858
Email: dave@geostudies.freeserve.co.uk

Wednesday 16th July –GUIDED WALK - Robinswood Hill

Starting at 6:30pm and ending at roughly 8:00pm.
Refreshments will be provided.

This FREE event is part of the Gloucester City Council & Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, "All Paths Lead to the Hill" Project.

For more details contact Beth on beth@glosgeotrust.org.uk or Tel 01452 864438 (office manned on a part-time basis) or visit www.gloucestershirewildlifetrust.org.uk.

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www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/glosgeotrust
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easyfundraising web site, you can shop online and raise donations to the trust from the retailers you shop with.
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