Crowdfunder Success

We did it! THANK YOU!Our first Crowdfunding Campaign has been a resounding success – we raised a huge £36,523 with 363 supporters in 36 days!!The donations are still coming! The current total includes giftaid and we will publish the final…

Trust Receives £10,000 Donation

The Scottish Geology Trust has received a donation of £10,000 from an anonymous donor. This support comes at a crucial point for the Trust as they urgently need support to ensure the its continued growth and progress for 2021 plans and activities. Having…

Trust Launches First Crowdfunder

Scotland’s Landscapes Hold the Key to Building a Sustainable Future The Scottish Geology Trust has launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to kick-start its work after setbacks due to COVID-19 Scotland’s wild, rugged and incredible landscape…

Ancient fish in Orkney has world’s oldest known embryos

The fossilised remains of an ancient fish discovered in South Ronaldsay, Orkney contain the world's oldest known unborn embryos. The fish is Watsonosteus fletti (an the arthrodire placoderm) from the Eday Flagstone Formation. Lead author…

Scottish Geology Festival 2020

Scotland’s geological heritage has attracted international interest for centuries and with renown sites on our doorstep, even in Scotland’s capital, it was agreed a celebration inviting all to explore these incredible places was well overdue. The…

New research reveals 1200-million-year-old rockfall

Around 1200 million years ago, a massive, 100 metre long rock fell off a low cliff and splatted into the mud below. The rock weighed almost 250,000 tonnes and was made of the ancient Lewisian gneiss basement rock that is found in the North West…

Plans approved for Sutherland exhibition centre displaying the world-renowned Shelley Collection

Plans approved for Sutherland exhibition centre displaying world renowned collection of stones, minerals and fossils The community of Scourie in the North West Highlands is celebrating after plans for a new exhibition centre and visitor attraction…

‘Why geology matters in Scotland’ Online Seminar Series

These hour-long seminars will include a short presentation from an expert, followed by opportunities to discuss the issue and help shape future activities of the Scottish Geology Trust. On Tuesdays at 5.30pm from 4 August.
Scottish Geology Trust - Knockan Crag

Volunteers Needed to Support Trust Development

The Scottish Geology Trust is now recruiting for a number of volunteer positions to further support its business and development plans. The list of current volunteer roles we are now recruiting for can be found here. We would be especially interested…
Siccar Point© Angus Miller

Trust receives major gift from First Scottish Trustees

The Scottish Geology Trust has received a major gift from the Trustees of First Scottish. This donation of £5,000 will support the Scottish Geology Trust with its fundraising efforts and specifically hiring a part-time fundraiser. The Trust…