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!
Happy New YearHave a safe and happy 2016. In this New Year, please resolve to:
During a December, 2015, trip to Florida, MGS member Tom Piscitelli came upon an amazing site, rich in what were probably late Pliocene shells. In search of fossils, he explored the heights and depths of this location.
Mystery Fossil Site in Florida
Next MeetingSunday, March 20, 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.
Talk of the Meeting: TBA
Mineral of the Meeting: TBA
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.
You can now search the website using the Search tab in the menu above. The Activities tab now links to the MGS Future Rockhounds of America page, as well as to the club meetings and trips pages. If needed, refresh the website's pages on your browser for the changes to appear.
Important Changes to the MGS Website
No trips planned right now. Information on policies governing MGS collecting trips available on MGS' Trip page.
Other Clubs' Shows & Related Events
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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