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South East Wales RIGS (Regionally Important Geodiversity Sites) works to enhance and protect a suite of geological sites across South East Wales.

What We Do

  • Identifying sites with RIGS potential
  • Vetting the status of exposures on known sites
  • Site clearance
  • Site descriptions
  • Information on RIGS sites to the public

How You Can Help

  • Join, membership only costs £5
  • Help with vetting sites
  • Help with site clearance
  • Help logging sites (for those with the geological knowledge)

Forthcoming Events

Currently penciled in (where not shown, exact dates will be confirmed nearer the time):

  • General Meeting 6 April 2019, Parc Slip, followed by a visit to Stormy Down and possibly Pyle
  • Pencilled-in site visits to Ruperra and possibly Llandegfedd Reservoir
  • Reconnaissance of selected Swansea RIGS sites near Mumbles

If you want to take part but are unsure how to go about it, please contact our chairman Nigel McGaw at nimar.nmcgaw at gmail.com.

Recent Events

Note: when using the above email addresses, replace the ‘at’ with the @-sign.

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  1. The SWGA is also supportive of initiatives in geoconservation and geodiversity , in particular through their involvement in the creation of the South East Wales RIGS group.

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South East Wales RIGS (Regionally Important Geodiversity Sites) works to enhance and protect a suite of geological sites across South East Wales.

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