• January workdays

    Are you looking for a New Years resolution? How about volunteering for the Snowdonia Society? Coming up in January join us for our Celtic rainforest workday, footpath maintenance, a woodland workday and much more!

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  • Bangor University students joined the bash!

    Their mission for the day was to help the Snowdonia Society clear Rhododendron ponticum from Nant Gwynant.

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  • Ambitious Carneddau project wins support of Heritage Lottery Fund

    An exciting Carneddau landscape-scale conservation project is set to go ahead as a result of HLF funding for partnership led by Snowdonia National Park Authority.

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  • Bardsey holiday – book now

    1 – 8 July 2017. Discover Bardsey’s fascinating history, wildlife and spiritual nature on this one week holiday, organised as part of the Society’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Flowers, seals, breeding Manx shearwaters, choughs and puffins…

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  • Snowdon Tidy shortlisted for Award!

    Our Snowdon Tidy project has been short listed for the Park Protector Award by the Campaign for National Parks (CNP). As part of the Snowdon Tidy project, the Snowdonia Society works in partnership to work towards achieving a meaningful reduction in litter on all the main paths up Snowdon.

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  • New Project Officer for Tŷ Hyll

    We are delighted to welcome Tamsin Fretwell, who has taken over the role of Project Officer for the Growing Tŷ Hyll project. Tamsin brings with her a wealth of experience: from practical hands on management of reserves to organising many events for the public. “There will be something for everyone” says Tamsin when asked about her plans “from bug hunts for the kids to formal training in identification skills, I’m keen to make sure that the Growing Tŷ Hyll project has something that appeals to everyone!” So watch this space!

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  • Our best volunteer week yet!

    Last week a group of our volunteers headed out for five days of practical action! With tools at the ready, they worked hard to conserve and enhance different areas of our special national park – what a great way to explore! With a different activity organised for each day there was something for everyone – whether they wanted to maintain Snowdon’s well trodden footpaths or to clear Himalayan balsam from a Special Area of Conservation.

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  • Llyndy Isaf

    Upland conservation grazing at Llyndy Isaf

    9 July. A special guided tour of the stunning Llyndy Isaf National Trust farm with Sabine Nouvet (NT), and Hilary Kehoe and Jan Sherry from PONT, looking at grazing to manage a biodiversity-rich upland environment. Book now to secure your place!

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    In or out? The EU and our environment

    We’ve heard a lot about trade and immigration, but what about the environmental consequences of the vote? Read the report commissioned by the Wildlife Trusts, WWF and RSPB to help you decide.

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  • RAW Adventures & Snowdonia Society pledge to fix Watkin Path

    This year RAW Adventures’ Climb Snowdon fund will be donated to BMC’s ‘Mend Our Mountains’ appeal. The highest section of the Watkin Path is earmarked to benefit from upland path repair work.

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  • Alliance for National Parks Cymru manifesto

    Manifesto for Wales’ National Parks

    In advance of Assembly elections, Alliance for National Parks Cymru has published its Manifesto. Please urge your local candidates to stand up for Wales’ National Parks.

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  • Inspecting a hive

    Creating a buzz at Tŷ Hyll!

    A group of volunteers meet at Tŷ Hyll each month to carry out various tasks in the woodland. Watch our video as they take a peek inside the beehives…

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  • A Fascinating Introduction to Lichenology

    As a ‘thank-you’ to our dedicated team of volunteers, the Snowdonia Society, in partnership with local professionals, run a wide range of natural history workshops and training courses. Last week, we hosted an Introduction to Lichen Identification Course, here’s what one of our regular volunteers had to say… ”On the 17th March I attended a […]

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    RAW Adventures lead the way again!

    In recent years, they have kindly donated £1 to the Snowdonia Society for every person they have led up Snowdon. This year’s donation of £402 is enough to cover the cost of organising 6 volunteer workdays: over 300 volunteer hours on Snowdon clearing drains and culverts, deconstructing cairns and picking up litter.

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  • Cairn Removal

    Cairns: blight or blessing?

    Please stop moving stones and building cairns! As cairns are built, stone by stone, the footpaths are eroding and the fragile landscape is being damaged.

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  • 500,000 visit Snowdon every year

    With over 10 million visitors each year Snowdonia’s footpaths are always glad of some TLC and our volunteers are on hand to lend a hand.  Snowdon itself, the highest mountain in England and Wales and a honey pot site, attracts around half a million walkers each year.  Such a high number of visitors is great […]

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    January Volunteer Workdays

    Volunteers workdays for the month of January. Includes list of upcoming events at Ty Hyll.

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  • Snowdonia National Park budget slashed again

    While National Parks in England celebrate the Chancellor’s announcement of a flat budget, the budget for Snowdonia and other Welsh National Parks for 2016/17 face 5.3% cuts on top of savage cuts in the last two years.

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  • Conwy Falls in full spate

    Conwy Falls – an appeal from our Director

    Dear Friends, Please help with this important campaign to save a special place. The threat to Conwy Falls and the Fairy Glen SSSI in Snowdonia and the campaign to save them has brought together a great diversity of organisations and individuals. We think Conwy Falls and the Fairy Glen SSSI are worth saving…

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  • Volunteers Dry Stone Walling

    December Volunteer Workdays

    Volunteers workdays for the month of December. Includes list of upcoming events at Ty Hyll.

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