• Himalayan balsam

    Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon 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 winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Footpath team

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Footpath Snowdon volunteeer week

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance Booking essential, Limited Spaces Come and help us maintain some the most popular footpaths in the country. The footpaths of Snowdon are in constant need of maintenance as they are walked on by 600,000 people a year. If you love mountain hiking and use these footpaths yourself, then this is the volunteer […]

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  • volunteer week 2

    Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon 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 winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Slate trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Himalayan balsam

    Balsam Bashing

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon 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 winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Tŷ Hyll

    Willow Weaving

    Willow Weaving Booking essential, £20 fee (over 65% saving) Come and join us for a day of making large willow plant supports. Using traditional techniques we will be weaving a spiral structure for plants to grow up or as a beautiful architectural structure for the garden, the choice is yours. Learn a new set of […]

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  • Tŷ Hyll

    Art Trail

    Art Trail Booking essential, Art in the woods. An afternoon of art related activities centred on the woods around the Ugly House. The activities do not require special skills so come and enjoy spending time outside in the woods trying out something new. Contact Owain to register: owain@snowdonia-society.org.uk 01286 685498

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  • Tŷ Hyll

    Family Bushcraft

    Family Bush-craft Booking essential, Fancy learning how to live on the wild side life, well come and join the Snowdonia Society and Wild Elements to have a go at Lighting a fire, putting up a shelter,  filtering water and then enjoy a walk around Ty hyll. Great fun for the whole family! Contact Owain to […]

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  • Nature Honeybees Bee Beekeeping Honeycomb Honey

    Beekeeping For Beginners

    Beekeeping For Beginners Booking essential, 29 and 30 July The course is aimed at people who are interested in taking up bee-keeping or wanting to learn more about bees.  It aims to provide a background into practical beekeeping and involves afternoon sessions looking through beehives with special equipment supplied. We will look at the basics […]

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  • Footpath team

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Slate trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia.  The route […]

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  • Water Vole Survey

    Water Vole Survey

    Water Vole Survey Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon Water voles are under recorded and we’re keen for as many people as possible to know what signs to look out for. The Migneint is an ideal site to learn what to look for. This is an ideal day for volunteers who have little or […]

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  • Himalayan balsam

    Balsam Bash

    Balsam Bash Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon 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 winter it leaves bare river banks which are more vulnerable to erosion. Himalayan balsam also […]

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  • Snowdon Footpath

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance Booking essential, Free train ride to summit Come and help us maintain some the most popular footpaths in the country. The footpaths of Snowdon are in constant need of maintenance as they are walked on by 600,000 people a year. If you love mountain hiking and use these footpaths yourself, then this […]

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  • grazing

    Conservation Grazing

    Conservation Grazing Booking essential, An excellent opportunity to learn about the benefits of conservation grazing techniques. PONT, (Pori, Natur a Threftadaeth or “Grazing, Nature and Heritage) help with the correct grazing management of sites for the enhancement of wildlife and biodiversity. This is a great chance to learn about conservation grazing as well as see […]

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  • Footpath team

    Snowdonia Slate Trail

    Snowdonia Slate Trail Booking essential, Calling all explorers! The Snowdonia Society Volunteers have been called upon to help complete the Snowdonia Slate Trail. The Snowdonia Slate Trail will be an 85 mile circular trail which will enable walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages scattered around the mountains of Snowdonia. Our task […]

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  • Otter photograph with thanks to NRW

    Otter Survey

    Otter Survey Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon We will be joined by David Thorpe from Natural Resources Wales and Bill Taylor from the Snowdonia National Park Authority who will be training volunteers in otter survey techniques. The group will be walking a section of the river to look for signs of […]

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  • BTO Curlew

    British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Training

    British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Training Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) is an independent charitable research institute combining professional and citizen science aimed at using evidence of change in wildlife populations, particularly birds. Come and join us for a training day in Bala and learn all […]

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  • Snowdonia Society at 50 - CAT

    Talk – The Snowdonia Society at 50

    Join us at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth for this next location of our anniversary exhibition

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