News

Sinkholes and Crown Holes

BGG Chairman Clive Edmonds talks about the spate of sinkholes and crown holes that occurred during the wet winter weather this year. To listen to this short talk follow this audio link.

Next Event

Saturday
4 June 2016
10:30am
Ground Penetrating Radar survey of Hogmoor Field LGS.
Booking essential
Contact the membership secretary via Mem Sec giving name and contact details and specifying "Hogmoor Field GPR session" to obtain the full details.
Hogmoor field is a local geological site due to the periglacial features present. The aim of the day is to conduct a full survey of the field so that the features can be better understood. We will be using the following techniques – ground penetrating radar, surveying equipment, and some auger and depth profiling. Training will be given on use of equipment and if you would like to join us please book. We will be surveying all day but you are welcome to come for part.

About us

Chalk MicrographThe Berkshire Geoconservation Group is a volunteer group which works with local authorities, landowners and the general public to safeguard our special landscape for future generations and to promote understanding of its geology and geodiversity.

We designate sites of significance within the county so that these can be conserved and enhanced where appropriate. We also produce a Local Geodiversity Action Plan which identifies actions to be taken over a five year period. Blackwater Gravels This aims to guide the conservation and interpretation of the geological features of Berkshire.

If you are interested in any aspect of geoconservation please consider joining BGG. Even if you do nothing else with the group, by simply becoming a member you will be making a big difference. Membership is free and all members receive news and information about our activities.

Over the year we have a regular programme of walks to areas of geological interest and anyone is most welcome to join us. If you would like to suggest a walk of interest then please do so. We are always happy to give talks to local groups about the geology of the area.

Contact us if you would like more information.