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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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.

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 […]

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 […]

VisitScotland’s Sketching Scotland

VisitScotland’s Sketching Scotland series celebrates Scotland’s rich history A new campaign launched by VisitScotland aims to inspire future visitors to Scotland as COVID restrictions ease. The Sketching Scotland series invites […]

New research demonstrates the importance of Scotland’s geology

Two recent research papers demonstrate the contribution that Scotland’s geology continues to make to understanding evolution and extinction. The world’s oldest “bug” – a fossil millipede from the island of […]