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    National Parks need you – urgent action by 6th June

    Urgent request to Assembly Members to defend the conservation purpose of National Parks on behalf of us all.

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    50 years on and Snowdonia still needs you

    What would Snowdonia look like now without 50 years of volunteers and members giving their time and their money to look after and protect these special peaks, valleys and vistas that you love? Please help us build a Snowdonia Future Fund….

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    Bob’s 15 peaks litter-picking challenge

    Please sponsor him! To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Snowdonia Society, ​one of our volunteers, ​Bob Smith​,​ is doing a sponsored​ litter pick of Snowdonia’s 15 highest peaks on 7 & 8 June.

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    Future Landscapes Wales and the missing C-word

    Welsh Government report writes the word ‘conservation’ out of National Parks

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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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    National Parks at risk

    Indecent haste to legislate on ‘Future Landscapes’ puts the status of National Parks at risk. URGENT ACTION REQUIRED!

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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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    Volunteers brave the winter weather!

    Snowdonia Society volunteers certainly seem to be celebrating our 50th anniversary year in style! In January, they worked over 200 hours to protect Snowdonia! What a start to the year for the Snowdonia Society’s volunteering projects. Well done everyone – a fantastic effort!

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    Conwy Falls nominated as Landmark of the Year

    Dame Fiona Reynolds has nominated the Conwy Falls as Landmark of the Year in BBC Countryfile’s Magazine Awards 2017. Cast your vote to help protect the beauty of the Falls.

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    Snowdonia Giving raises £3,250 for Snowdonia’s future!

    In just six months Snowdonia Giving has raised over £3,250! This first funding from this pilot scheme is being donated to the Snowdonia Society to support our practical work with young people.

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    Snowdonia society invests in conservationists of the future

    Do you want to work in conservation in the future? A new opportunity will allow volunteers to gain an accredited training certificate to demonstrate their practical conservation skills.

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    January workdays

    Are you looking for a New Years resolution? How about volunteering for the Snowdonia Society? Coming up in January join us for our Celtic rainforest workday, footpath maintenance, a woodland workday and much more!

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    Bangor University students joined the bash!

    Their mission for the day was to help the Snowdonia Society clear Rhododendron ponticum from Nant Gwynant.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In or out? The EU and our environment

    We’ve heard a lot about trade and immigration, but what about the environmental consequences of the vote? Read the report commissioned by the Wildlife Trusts, WWF and RSPB to help you decide.

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