Snowdonia Society news & campaigns

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    Welcome to our new website!

    We  hope you like our new mobile-friendly website. With this new site we can share information about our campaigns and keep you up to date with events and  conservation activities more easily. What’s more, all Tŷ Hyll (Ugly House) information is now included here. Check out new features such as the events listings, the news feed from

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    Welsh rainforest’s rare plants threatened by energy development

    Protected? Cymdeithas Eryri the Snowdonia Society has submitted its response to a planning application (NP4/26/323)  to develop a 5MW hydro-electric scheme at Conwy Falls and the Fairy Glen, near Betws y Coed in Snowdonia.  The development would involve construction of a weir above Conwy Falls, 1 km of rock tunnel, more

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    Volunteer workdays for July 2015

    Hello everyone, Here are our upcoming volunteer workdays for the month of July 2015. 4/7, 15/7, 23/7, 29/7: Balsam Bashing – Bala: The Balsam pulling season has begun! Himalayan balsam is an aggressive, non-native plant. Dense stands suffocate other plants, pushing out native plant communities, and when it dies back in

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    £500 donation from Snowdonia Marathon for our volunteers

    Thank you Snowdonia Marathon and thank you to all the volunteers who spent the day at the Snowdonia Marathon Beddgelert feed station on 25th October last year. Your efforts generated a donation of £500. The volunteers handed out drinks, gels and other high energy foods, cleared up discarded cups and gel packets and cheered

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  • Plant sales at Tŷ Hyll: £980

    Pollinator-friendly plants for sale

    DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SAVE THE BEES!!! During the summer at Tŷ Hyll (the Ugly House) we have ‘Plants for Pollinators’ for sale, in addition to our ‘Seeds for Bees’. All the plants are kindly donated by our Tŷ Hyll volunteers and all proceeds go to the upkeep of this

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