Survey Uncovers Aquatic Life in Scotland’s Caves

A recent survey carried out by researchers from England and Slovenia has charted the invertebrate animals living in thirty-two caves distributed across Scotland. Although surveys like this have been carried […]

Protecting Scotland’s Geosites

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to work with volunteers and NatureScot to help protect Scotland’s geological sites of national and local importance. In a recent seminar, Dr Rachel Wignall […]

Letter urges Historic Environment Scotland to reinstate access to Hutton’s Section

The Scottish geological community have written to Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of Historic Environment Scotland, suggesting that the temporary fence closing off the Radical Road in Holyrood Park in Edinburgh […]

Volunteering opportunities at Lochaber Geopark’s new look Visitor Centre

Lochaber Geopark are looking for volunteers to help staff their Visitor Centre at 55A Fort William High Street (near Cameron Square). The Visitor Centre attracts more than 30,000 visitors a […]

Pieces of Scotland Campaign

Are you always picking up stones? The Scottish Geology Trust has launched a campaign called Pieces of Scotland this summer inviting everyone to share their favourite #PiecesOfScotland with us on social media! From #staycation beach pebbles on your windowsill, to beloved museums displays, we would love for you to show us the Scottish rocks that have captured your heart.

Campaign Launched to Save Inchnadamph Lodge

Many geologists who studied at UK universities, and many from elsewhere who have been on fieldtrips to the NW Highlands, will have stayed at the Inchnadamph Lodge. Over the years it has become somewhat of an iconic place to stay while working in the Highlands. Earlier this year the NWH Geopark learned that the owner is planning to sell the lodge in the coming year and that a number of hotel chains are interested in purchasing it.

Telling the story of the Isle of Arran

Arran Geopark has gathered three film crews together with many enthusiastic Arran experts to create three films focussed on the geology, archaeology, and ecology of the island. The films seek […]

Scottish Geology Festival 2021 – 1 September to 17 October

The Scottish Geology Trust will host the Scottish Geology Festival this autumn to encourage activity, events and engagement about Scotland’s incredible geological heritage.

Contract to prepare online material to encourage people to explore Scotland’s pebble beaches

The Scottish Geology Festival is being organised by the Scottish Geology Trust, and will run from 1 September to 17 October 2021. We have received Events Scotland funding to support […]

Geoconservation in Scotland: Online Training Course, May 2021

Geoconservation can be defined as action to conserve and promote geodiversity. In Scotland, there is a long history of work by local geoconservation groups to designate and promote Local Geodiversity […]