• Spring – hope for 2021! An update from Snowdonia Society

    The unfolding signs of spring bring us hope for 2021. First the snowdrops, then the birdsong, crocuses and now daffodils, hazel catkins and sunshine – what a difference in a couple of weeks! Last year when we first heard of coronavirus we couldn’t have imagined how huge an impact it would have on our lives. […]

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  • In case you missed it…

    Revisiting Rewilding is now available to watch online.

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  • Cynllun Eryri: Ambitious new plans for Snowdonia National Park

    The Snowdonia Society will help to deliver a new and ground-breaking long term Plan for Snowdonia.

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  • Trees for the future

    As you may be aware, The National Trust are planning to plant 20 million native trees over the next decade as part of their Woodlands Appeal Scheme. While increasing the overall coverage of trees is important of equal importance is the provenance of these trees. This is why the National Trust have started their own […]

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  • Watch our 2020 AGM online

    View reports and presentations from the Snowdonia Society’s first-ever virtual AGM, held via Zoom with trustees, staff and dozens of members on Saturday 17 October 2020.

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  • In case you missed it…

    John’s ‘Nature of the Carneddau’ talk is now available to watch online.

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  • Mending our Mountains: The PyG track, Snowdon

    An even busier summer than usual, combined with periods of traditionally Welsh weather and the inability of footpath maintenance to take place during lockdown, has left the paths leading to the summit of Snowdon in a rather sorry state. Thankfully, a small team of our volunteers were on hand on the 23rd of September to […]

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  • Volunteers back with a bang!

    In March our volunteers had to down tools as lockdown began.  By July they were back in action… 

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  • Visiting Snowdon?

    Snowdonia National Park Authority, and partners from the Snowdon Partnership, have designed an app to help you answer these and other important questions.  It is GPS enabled and works offline allowing you to track your progress whilst you ascend.  You’ll find links to useful information to help you make the most out of your visit.

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  • Should I put my litter in the bin?

    Bins are expected in towns and cities where there are generally more resources available for regular emptying, recycling and disposal.  That expectation, transferred to the mountains, lakes and valleys of Snowdonia, creates a problem of its own.

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  • Welsh Wildlife during lockdown – survey reveals how nature responded

    Lockdown had a profound effect on the natural world in north west Wales, a new environmental survey has revealed.

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  • No toilets in the mountains?

    A simple guide to planning your movements!

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  • Support the Snowdonia Society at Tŷ Hyll

    Buy our Plants for Pollinators once again from Tŷ Hyll tearoom to attract insects to your garden and help support our work protecting Snowdonia.

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  • To our “Welcome Back” volunteers- Thank you!

    Welcoming people back to Snowdonia Over the past month the Snowdonia Society has been working with the National Park Authority, the Outdoor Partnership and the National Trust to organise volunteer days to assist with welcoming visitors back to Snowdonia. On March the 23rd the UK went into lockdown. Within days Snowdonia went from a hive […]

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  • Snowdonia Society features on BBC Radio Wales

    Did you hear us on BBC Radio Wales last Sunday? If you didn’t manage to catch us on BBC Radio Wales’s Country Focus program last Sunday don’t worry, the program is available to listen to throughout August here. The program features the “welcome back volunteers”, a joint initiative between the Society, Snowdonia National Park Authority […]

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  • Welcome back to the future

    “As we welcome visitors back, we must focus on what we want from tourism”

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  • Do your little bit from home

    The coronavirus has pressed the pause button on our volunteer days here in Snowdonia but there will come a time when we will return to the mountains, hills, forests, beaches and bogs.

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  • What we normally like to do in June!

    Volunteer week has been a fixture in the Snowdonia Society calendar since its launch 2015.  This now annual event is held in the first week of June and staff and volunteers alike greatly look forward to it.  It is highly popular among our volunteers and places fill up extremely quickly.  Normally, volunteers spend a (hopefully […]

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  • A window into how we’re supporting our friends at Pensychnant

    A creative lockdown project for the Pensychnant Conservation Centre.

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  • Today is World Curlew Day

    The challenges facing curlew are ever more present with habitat loss resulting from intensive land use, drainage and development. 

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