If you are already a geocacher, you will find that there are caches at a number of our Local Geological Sites. If not, then why not try it? Log onto www.geocaching.com where you’ll find a short video explaining all about this absorbing activity. At some sites there is a box to find, at others there are geological questions to answer; the latter are called Earthcaches. You need to sign up - and then get out with your GPS or smartphone with the appropriate app installed - and enjoy searching in the countryside. You might like to start with the Earthcache at Brown Howe Quarry, close to the shore of Coniston Water where there’s an information board explaining the interesting geology there. See longer article.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 at 1:20pm
Really Nice Rust! https://t.co/FAWFSr6a7Q
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Bryan Yorke @BryanYorke
Today on Holme Stints (Hutton Roof) and now for a special RUST that affects JUNIPER which is called
"Gymnosporangium clavariiforme" https://t.co/UU8U1fH9Fj
Friday, May 1st, 2020 at 12:55pm
So we can confirm we have an EGG!!!👏
It was laid yesterday day afternoon when we noticed the female was sitting tight. In the evening the male brought in a fish and the pair changed over! Two more should be laid in the next few days. https://t.co/3GHTGbuyYu
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Friday, March 20th, 2020 at 5:59am
Wood anemones and early dog violets out by the river Wear in Durham now - getting outside and looking for signs of spring at this surreal time seems like the best #NaturalHealthService @BSBIbotany https://t.co/l2KoNthcz8 CumbriaBDC photo