Read Bob Markham's research on Elizabeth Knipe Cobbold (1765 - 1824) in GeoSuffolk Notes no.70. Acila cobboldiae is one of the crag's more attractive and desirable fossils. Learn how this bivalve mollusc owes its name to Ipswich's pioneering palaeontologist who collected a rare specimen on her Holywells estate.
The 4th edition 2019 is available. Barry Hall tells us more about the Pliocene flora in this 60-page booklet. To order your copy, send a cheque for £6 made pyable to 'GeoSuffolk', to GeoSuffolk, c/o Ipswich Museum, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH.
Our Suffolk glacial deposits continue to yield many fine Jurassic fossils. This Camptonectes scallop shell was brought into Ipswich Museum for identification by GeoSuffolk on October 23rd. (The £coin is for scale!)
Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Work Party volunteers helped to weed and mulch the trees of the Pliocene Forest today. For these birches, this will be their 10th winter on site.