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    Have your will written for free

    Take advantage of Free Wills Month in October or Will Aid in November to have your will written or updated. And please remember the Snowdonia Society!

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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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    Autumn magazine – Spotlight on the Dwyryd

    The autumn issue of our magazine, ‘Spolight on the Dwyryd’, is available to read on-line now, with articles on otters and ancient woodland, water-power, history and industry. Or download our latest Events Programme.

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  • Conwy Falls application withdrawn!

    Conwy Falls is safe for now but National Trust is still backing the scheme which threatens one of Snowdonia’s special places

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  • Notice of Annual General Meeting 2016

    Sat 22 October. Come and hear about the challenges and successes of 2015-16; guided quarry tour with Paul Gannon; talk: “Working together to save the river Conwy”.

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  • Should art be constrained by landscape?

    A public debate. 19 October, Machynlleth. Anthony Garratt’s floating art installation on Llyn Llydaw caused controversy earlier this year. The Society has decided to convene a public forum to debate this issue.

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  • One last push to save Conwy Falls & Fairy Glen

    Make sure your voice is heard! The deadline for objections is this Friday 23rd September.

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  • National Trust’s role in threat to Conwy Falls & Fairy Glen

    Act now before we lose Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen forever! Following refusal of the 5MW hydro-electric scheme on the river Conwy, the developers have submitted a new planning application to the National Park Authority.

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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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  • 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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  • Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge

    Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge

    Sunday 18th September. All proceeds to the Snowdonia Society! A “proper-tough mountain race” that is a great fundraiser for the Snowdonia Society. Please register asap to be sure of a place!

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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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  • Snowdonia needs your help

    Snowdonia is a victim of it’s own popularity, with over 6 million visitors every year! Snowdonia Giving is a new scheme that encourages all of us to donate small amounts to help save Snowdonia.

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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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  • Community matters

    Choose Snowdonia Society for your green tokens

    when you shop in Waitrose, Menai Bridge, in July. Or how about asking your local shops to nominate us to receive the proceeds of the plastic carrier bag levy?

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    Seeds for Bees and plants for pollinators

    Do you have a space that needs filling in your garden? Now is the time to start planting. Tŷ Hyll-the Ugly House has a great selection of bee-friendly plants and seeds for sale.

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  • Adding insult to injury

    Hydro developer seeks retrospective ‘permission’ for environmental vandalism on Afon Lâs, Nant Peris

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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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  • Glyn Rhonwy

    Glyn Rhonwy: new pylons and threat to local lakes?

    While Snowdonia Society questions how pumped storage project will connect to National Grid and possible impacts on access and local water bodies including Llyn Padarn, the developer is applying to double the capacity of the project.

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    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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