• The Future of Snowdon – take part in the consultation

    Public consultation on the new Snowdon Partnership Plan opens today !

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    Thank you for April

    Thank you for April.

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  • Volunteer Workdays and Events for June

    Exciting workdays and events for June including conservation grazing, Balsam bashing and the return of Volunteer Week!

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  • Coop Causes helps fund volunteer transport

    Shopping at the Co-op Llanrwst will contribute! Thank you to the Co-op for choosing transport for the Snowdonia Society’s Ecosystem Project to benefit from their Local Community Fund.

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  • Volunteer workdays and events for May

    Exciting workdays and events for May including otter surveying, a gardening taster and a native tree ID workshop!

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  • Volunteers worked hard through the Mad March weather!

    March saw some sunny spells, but also brought some heavy rain for our volunteers. Come rain or shine though they were out planting trees, cleaning beaches, mending fences, gardening for wildlife and maintaining woodlands.

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  • A look back at February

    The wet weather of February didn’t put our hard working volunteers off getting out and doing their bit for Snowdonia! They worked hard to manage woodlands, clear footpaths, plant trees, garden for wildlife and clear bamboo.

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  • Harlech Beach Clean 2016

    Supporting Surfers Against Sewage

    The Snowdonia Society are supporting Surfers Against Sewage in their petition to bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans.

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    2017 Dark Sky Recorder Challenge

    The Snowdonia Society, are looking for volunteers to help measure the dark sky quality within Snowdonia.

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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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  • Invasive Species Talk

    The Invasive Species of Snowdonia

    A thanks to all who attended the Invasive Species Day at Plas Tan y Bwlch. Includes useful invasive species information and links.

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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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  • August Volunteer Workdays and Events

    Our upcoming volunteer workdays and events for the month of August 2016.

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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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    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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    April Events at The Ugly House!

    Whether you want to help us take care of the woodland or join us on an Amphibian and Reptile survey… Here’s what’s going on at The Ugly House this April! Every Monday – Wildlife Gardening: An opportunity to help maintain the beautiful garden and woodland at Tŷ Hyll. April 2nd and 3rd –  Discover Tŷ Hyll: […]

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  • Members’ Social & Castell Carndochan visit

    Members & volunteers’ Social event, Capel Curig, Sat 12 March: A Circumnavigation of Capel Curig, followed by lunch at Bryn Tyrch Inn, and a talk ‘A volunteer’s year in photographs’. Castell Carndochan, Tues 22 March: Guided visit to this little known castle of the Welsh Princes near Llanuwchllyn.

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    February Volunteer Workdays

    Here are the volunteer workdays and events for February 2016! Tools Maintenance, Tuesday 2nd at Tŷ Hyll: Come along and help maintain the tools we have been using throughout 2015. We will have an expert on hand to guide us on how to maintain all sorts of tools, as well as prolonging their usefulness. Set at […]

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    Go wild this winter…

    Our events programme offers something for everyone in January and February to get out and get close to nature.: from the Big Garden Birdwatch at Tŷ Hyll to talks on Snowdonia’s ‘tundra’ and geology, or a challenging Winter Walk on Cadair Idris.

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