Saturday 29 October, 10am: Local geoconservation workshop

dscf5898An informal, outdoor workshop exploring a Local Geodiversity Site in Edinburgh, discussing issues around conservation and education, and sharing best practice in recording site details.

We’d appreciate input from participants, particularly experience in monitoring existing Local Geodiversity Sites, and examples of methods and forms used.


10 for 10.30am Gather at Morningside Library, 184-186 Morningside Rd, Edinburgh EH10 4PU.

10.30am Presentation and discussion on Local Geodiversity Sites, the process of recording, designating and monitoring them, and use for education. Led by Angus Miller and Al McGowan, Lothian and Borders GeoConservation.

11.30am Field trip to Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Geodiversity Site, including the important historical site of Aggasiz’ Rock.

1pm Finish

Please contact Angus Miller <> if you would like to attend this event. We are grateful for the support of Scottish Natural Heritage in organising this event.

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