• The results of our 2021 photo competition

    Congratulations to the twelve winners of our 2021 Snowdonia photo competition!

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  • The balsam season is here – and we need your help!

    As part of the Carneddau landscape Partnership, Cymdeithas Eryri is working to support local communities to tackle the invasive species Himalayan balsam in their local area.  Clearing Himalayan balsam is a time consuming but hugely satisfying task – and many hands really do make light work in this case. Himalayan balsam seeds spread very easily, […]

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  • We’re recruiting: Project Officer – DEADLINE EXTENDED

    An exciting opportunity to join our team!

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  • Snowdon: The Living Mountain

    A new portable guide reveals some of Snowdon’s special nature.

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  • Trees: why do we plant them?

    Planting trees increases survival rates as the trees have already got through their vulnerable early stages of life and so are likely to flourish. This is in contrast to natural regeneration in which there are many losses.

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  • Caring for our Celtic Rainforest

    The Snowdonia Society, in conjunction with the Celtic Rainforest project partners will be holding events this summer to help you find out more about the special features of our Welsh ancient native woodlands.

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  • David Bird wins runner-up prize in national award

    Our wonderful volunteer, David Bird, has won a runner-up prize in a Volunteer of the Year award that celebrates dedicated volunteers working in national parks across England and Wales. Around forty volunteers were nominated for this award, organised by Campaign for National Parks, so we are extra proud! A big thank you to the hundreds of you who voted for David.

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  • Vote for David!

    Our dedicated volunteer, David Bird is short-listed for a national Volunteer of the Year award! The winner is chosen by the public in a very short time-frame: please vote for David now as voting ends this Wednesday! David has been a stalwart volunteer with the Snowdonia Society since first volunteering with us in May 2019. He […]

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  • 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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