• The Secret Lives of Mammals; Discovered!

    The Secret Life of Mammals was a mammal workshop run at Ty Hyll with the help of Dave Thorpe and Sam Dyer from the North Wales Mammal Group.  Using both hi-tech and simple methods, participants found out about the mammals that frequent the grounds at Ty Hyll.  Sam’s Anabat detector showed us a visual recording […]

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  • Community matters

    Green tokens raised £234

    at Waitrose, Menai Bridge. Thank you to all the shoppers who put their token in the Snowdonia Society tub! Please nominate us for other such initiatives that support local good causes.

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  • The Snowdonia Society are recruiting

    Events & Publicity Co-ordinator: 22.5 hours per week, flexible working required.
    Fixed term 1 year contract. £19,750 per annum (pro rata = £11,850)

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  • Christmas at Tŷ Hyll/The Ugly House

    Coming up in December at Tŷ Hyll, we have a natural Christmas Decorations event: take a seat by the fire and make a lovely yuletide door wreath.  Other events in December at Tŷ Hyll are a winter tree identification session, finding out from an expert how to identify trees when the leaves have gone and […]

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  • £868 raised for our work by Mountain Challenge

    A massive thank you to organisers, volunteers, competitors and everyone else involved in the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge. Read Tamsin’s experience of this friendly event…

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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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    The Geology of Mountains, part 2

    21 November. Part 2 of Paul Gannon’s talk about how mountain ranges are created and destroyed. Come early for a tapas supper (must be booked in advance).

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  • Celebrate Snowdonia this Christmas

    and spread the word about our work by sending Snowdonia Society Christmas cards and calendar

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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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