CGS Monthly Talk
Monday 9th December 2019
‘The effect of mass extinctions on Cephalopods’
Prof Paul Rodhouse, British Antarctic Survey
Prof Rodhouse is a biological oceanographer who will provide an insight into the history of this important group of molluscs – squid, octopus, nautilus and the famous ammonites, and their relatives. Not to be missed!
There may also be mince pies and similar treats…. just a rumour.
See events page for details
on the Fen Edge
Saturday 14th December
From Stow cum Quy to Swaffham Bulbeck
Join us for this pleasant, easy walk on the southeast part of the Fen Edge Trail, through 3 villages along the base of the chalk escarpment. Start 10 am, c 3 hours, 5.5 miles (8.8 km). Booking needed, places limited. Info here.
Fifth walk on the Fen Edge Trail published
The fifth walk on the Trail, from Witcham to Sutton, via Mepal, is now available for download from the Fen Edge Trail website. Part of our Geosites initiative, this project explores the Landscape Heritage of this important feature of Cambridgeshire. Further walks will be published soon.
Cambridgeshire has a fascinating landscape and an interesting geology. See our Local Landscapes page for more details and download the excellent leaflet ‘The Mapping of Landscapes, Geology and Soils of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire’ by Timothy Farewell, Peter Friend, Martin Whiteley and Joanna Zawadzk.
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