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    Welcome to the team, Claire!

    We are delighted to welcome Claire Holmes to the team for our special anniversary year. Claire will be coordinating our special anniversary programme of events.

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    Don’t miss – Tales of Mythic Snowdonia with Eric Maddern

    **Wednesday 22 February, 7pm**
    Join Eric Maddern, our renowned local storyteller, for an evening of colourful folk stories at Caban Brynrefail. Booking advised.

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    ‘In Snowdonia’: art exhibition

    19 Nov – 28 Jan, Storiel, Bangor. Artists who have made Snowdonia a subject for their art, including Peter Bishop, Pete Davis, Russell Gilder, Robert Newell, Matthew Wood and David Woodford. Opening on 19 November 12.00 – 2.00pm.

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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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    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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    Summer magazine and events programme

    This issue of our magazine explores some of Snowdonia’s less conspicuous delights and offers some unexpected ways of revealing them. Our events programme offers a chance to learn about Snowdonia’s wildlife and ecology, farming practices and conservation, with a myriad of opportunities to get involved.

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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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    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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    Snowdonia becomes an International Dark Sky Reserve

    In Abergynolwyn on December 4th, it was announced that Snowdonia is now an International Dark Sky Reserve, the tenth in the world.

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  • Snowdonia coffee morning

    Coffee morning, Bethesda, Sat 12 Dec

    An opportunity to have a chat about our work, enjoy homemade cakes and mince pies galore. Snowdonia Society Christmas cards and our unique Seeds for Bees for sale; a tombola with books about Snowdonia, local paintings and all sorts of other intriguing items.

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    Navigation training, Sun 22 November

    Spaces still available And don’t forget to check this month’s events at Tŷ Hyll, which include a Litter Pick on the nearby footpaths, a Woodland Workday and a Winter Wildlife Activity day. Owain is always keen to welcome new volunteers to his volunteer workdays, eg November includes Yellow Azalea Control and a Welsh-learners Rhododendron Clearance […]

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    Fabian4 Mountain Challenge raises £1,667

    A massive thank you to the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge team for organising such a great event (13th September), which raised over £1,300 towards the Snowdonia Society’s work. In addition, Snowdonia Society Director, John Harold, raised £367 in sponsorship from his team entry, making a total of more than £1,667! John is very grateful to […]

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