Blogs and News
Here's the latest news and blogs from the Geopark.
Last month, forty geologists and conservationists from across the world visited the Black Country to see our internationally famous geological heritage.
Ignite your summer adventures and discover Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark alongside 57 other unique UNESCO sites in the UK thanks to a newly illustrated map.
UNESCO evaluators have spent the last few days in the region to assess the progress of the Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark since it gained UNESCO global status three years ago.
The Black Country Global Geopark has been selected to take part in a pilot project, which will help shape the future of UNESCO designated sites across the UK.
The Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark is celebrating after scooping a regional award earlier this month.
A Walsall resident shares his delight at being crowned winner of a Black Country-wide photography competition.
A Black Country-wide competition launches today to find the photos which best capture the “heart and soul” of the Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark.
Black Country UNESCO Global Geopark photography competition 2022 terms and conditions.
Delegates from across the UK will descend on the Black Country next week as it plays host to a UK UNESCO Global Geopark event.
Purple Horizons is one of five national nature recovery projects that were launched on May 26 2022.
Young people taking part in a Prince’s Trust programme have helped plant more than 1,000 trees while on work placement at one of the borough’s national nature reserves.
A young person who works in the Black Country has been praised by the Mayor of Dudley after being selected to represent the UK at the UNESCO Global Geoparks Youth Forum.
In October, Wallsall was proud to host the UK women’s cycling tour event and able to showcase some of the wonders of the geopark.
UNESCO has confirmed there will now be an International Geodiversity Day celebrated each year on 6 October.
Read a blog from Ric Bravery at Wolverhampton City Council about plans to plant thousands of trees in parks and open spaces.
Young people on a four-week work experience programme have exposed hidden geological features at a borough National Nature Reserve.
We are looking to the future, for opportunities to use new and innovative digital technologies that can help us bring our history to life.
Blog - First year
This Saturday (July 10) marks our first anniversary as a UNESCO Global Geopark.