Burton Dassett Video

Burton Dassett Hills tower

During the course of 2021 the WGCG created a 6 minute video of the Burton Dassett hills in collaboration with the WGCG. Kane Wilson, a student of the college, undertook this task and created this wonderful education video now on our YouTube channel. You can view this video on our Burton Dassett Page.

Geology Field Trips with WGCG

The WGCG is running Field trips this summer, the first WGCG geology field trips since 2019. The first to take place was a geo walk around the Lickey Hills on the west side of Birmingham. A write up of this will be available in the forthcoming newsletter. The next meeting was a 4 day residential …

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Down to Earth (101) May ’21)

Here is the latest issue (101) of ‘Down to Earth’. There are nine information-packed pages. See pages 6 – 8 for details of DtE’s Zoom events, day trips and residential courses! Click to view online of download.

Half LGS Re-surveyed & Published

WGCG monitors more than 100 Local Geological Sites (LGS) throughout Warwickshire. In recent years re-surveys and been conducted and by February 2021, WGCG members had completed and published re-survey reports for 43 sites on the WGCG LGS List  

Make Exercise an Exploration

Chase Lane Exploration by Ian Fenwick. April is an ideal time to delve into your local geology as you take your daily exercise. Many of the fields are being prepared for spring-sown crops. Revealed with the bare soil are clues to the underlying geology, clues for all to see and to mull over. There must …

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Down to Earth (115) May ’21 Out Now!

Don’t Miss: • News up front: Billion year old fossil reveals missing link in evolution of animals • Article: Sedimentary Rocks • Rockstars: Delabole Slate, Cornwall • Fragradalsjfall in Iceland Click link to see and read or download DtoE 115, May 2021

Holloway Donation for Etches Museum

WGCG has been thanked by The Etches Collection museum in Kimmeridge, Dorset. “Your very generous donation and it will go a long way in supporting our cause and ensuring the sustainability of our amazing museum and collection,” was the message from the museum. The museum displays the wonderfully conserved and curated personal collection of Steve …

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