Welcome to the Scottish Geology Trust, a new charity which is being launched in 2020, and will:
Inspire people to discover the significance of Scotland’s geology, to empower better choices for a sustainable future.
We will have 5 main areas of activity:
- Encourage and help communities to recognise the role of Scotland’s geology in creating landscape, sense of place and its impact on culture and history.
- Aid communities in maximising the value of geology and conserving their assets.
- Empower people to make better choices both at a policy level and in everyday living.
- Support geology teaching in schools.
- Inspire adult learning.
3 Supporting Scotland’s Geoparks
- Provide practical help, advice and core funding.
4 Providing opportunities to experience and learn from Scotland’s geology
- Support geoconservation of sites of local, national and international importance.
- Encourage better access to and promotion of key sites.
- Support better provision of information through publications and interpretation.
- Promote the value of geology to society, policy makers and government.
- Support Scotland’s Geodiversity Charter.
- Encourage research and new research scientists.