Scottish Geodiversity Forum

GREAT NEWS…. the Scottish Geodiversity Forum has now been set up www.scottishgeodiversityforum.org. It held it’s inaugural meeting at the British Geological Survey Team headquarters in Edinburgh on Saturday 19th March 2011.

The Scottish Geodiversity Forum aims to promote Scotland’s Geodiversity. It is the national body for local geoconservation and seeks to widen the profile of geodiversity and influence national and local policies. The Forum promotes the role and value of geodiversity in Education, Community involvement and health, the Development of tourism in the wider economy.

The Forum is open to all organisations and individuals who are interested in promoting Scotland’s geodiversity and the sharing of experience and good practice. It incorporates GeoConservation Scotland and the Scottish Geology Festival Organising Partnership.

GeoD is a member of the new Forum which has some fantastic plans for the future of geology so come along to their next gathering of the Forum on Saturday 19th November in Battleby, Perth to put forward your views.  Look out for details nearer the time and hope to see you there!

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