• 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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    January Volunteer Workdays

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

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    December Volunteer Workdays

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

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    Give back to Snowdonia on Giving Tuesday!

    Do you benefit from Snowdonia’s superb scenery, wildness and opportunities for adventure? Why not give something back by making a donation to the Snowdonia Society, or taking part in our volunteer workdays? With threats to special places like the Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen and ever increasing problems of litter, Snowdonia has never needed your help […]

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    A year in the life of the Snowdonia Ecosystem Project

    We presented this video update about the fantastic work of the Snowdonia Ecosystem Project’s volunteers at Saturday’s AGM​ (17th October 2015)​. If you missed it (or would like to watch it again) here it is!​ A big thank you to all our volunteers for all their fabulous work over the year.  

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    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon

    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon Sat 24 October Can you help out at the Beddgelert feed station? Contact netticollister@hotmail.com to lend a hand. Volunteers are needed to hand out drinks and gels at our food station, keep the area tidy and cheer on all the amazing runners, in return for a generous donation to the Snowdonia Society […]

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  • September volunteer workdays & training

    September Volunteer Workdays Hello everyone, I am writing to inform you about our upcoming volunteer workdays for the month of September 2015. 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Charcoal and Footpaths – Abergwyngregyn: Learn a new skill. We have teamed up with Natural Resources Wales to provide the opportunity to learn the skill of charcoal making. Over the […]

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    Help John’s team across the line !

    All proceeds to the Snowdonia Society! Snowdonia Society Director, John Harold, has assembled a team for the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge on 13th September. All proceeds from this event  go to support the Snowdonia Society’s conservation work across the National Park. John is getting close to his target – can you help him get across the […]

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  • Our work in Nant Gwynant and the Gwyrfai catchment: an ecosystem interpretation

    Our case study will focus on the Nant Gwynant and Gwyrfai areas.  This mountainous region includes mountain peaks, valley floors, natural lakes and rivers, woodland and heathland, and  features a number of protected sites

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  • Bethan at Tŷ Hyll

    Bethan is growing Tŷ Hyll

    Inspiring people of all ages to love Snowdonia’s nature. We are pleased to welcome Bethan Wynne Jones to the Snowdonia Society team, as the new Growing Tŷ Hyll Officer. Bethan has already put together an inspiring programme of activies at Tŷ Hyll, including a Bees & Trees Treasure Hunt, Small Mammal Survey Training and a Spider Safari. See Tŷ Hyll events for a full […]

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    Snowdon cafe supports Snowdonia Society

    Our latest Business Member Steffan at Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf tea house on the route up to Snowdon has been giving our volunteers a warm welcome after their Snowdon litter picks for years. Now we are thrilled that he is doing more to support our work by becoming a Business Member. Bring your own snacks! Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf is a […]

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  • Volunteers needed

    Where? The Snowdonia Society has a stand at RSPB Conwy… When? July 25th and 26th… We need your help! What? Can you spare an hour, half a day or even the whole day to join our team and help make the Snowdonia Society’s stand a success? Contact john for more info:  john@snowdonia-society.org.uk or 01286 685498 […]

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