The Maryland Geological Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection, study, and display of all aspects of the geological sciences. Members include amateur and professional fossil and mineral collectors. Membership is open to all.
The club meets at the Community Center in Bowie, Maryland, on the third Sunday of every other month, beginning in January. Visitors are welcome!
Now's the time to renew your MGS membership (or join us, for that matter). Dues are still just $15 for the year and should be renewed by January 1st. Information on dues and on joining MGS is available here.
Next MeetingSunday, January 17, 2016.
Meeting runs from
11 am to 3 pm at the Bowie
Community Center, 3209 Stonybrook Drive,
Bowie, Maryland 20715
Directions to the Center can be found
under the Meetings & Trips tab above
or at this link.
WARNING: Due to construction, there is no parking at the Community Center. We can park on Sadler, Sussex, and Shawmont Lanes across from the Center.
Talk of the Meeting: TBA
Mineral of the Meeting: TBA
A Search tab has been added to the menu above. The search function enables visitors to search for keywords on the MGS website. The Club Pride page, which displays MGS club items for sale, has been moved to the About MGS tab. Finally, a link to the Future Rockhounds of America page now appears under the renamed Activities tab; club meeting and trips pages can be found under that tab as well. (If you recently visited an MGS webpage before these changes were made, you may need to refresh the page for them to take effect.)
Some Changes to the MGS Website
Other Clubs' Shows & Events
Ongoing - Nature Connections programs offered from 1 to 4 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month by the Natural History Society of Maryland (Overlea, MD). For information on upcoming programs, visit the Nature Connections page on the NHSM website.
The Maryland Geological Society is a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
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