• Waxcap (2)

    Identification and Ecology of Waxcap Grassland Fungi

    Discounted rate of £40 for Snowdonia Society volunteers – (saving 66%).

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    Invasive Species Control, Plas Tan Y Bwlch

    Invasive Species Control, Plas Tan Y Bwlch Booking essential, The beautiful woodlands at Plas Tan y Bwlch are undergoing significant changes. The removal of non-native invasive species is one of these changes. By removing these non native species, the gardens will have more space to grow and promote our native plant life. Come and join […]

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    Rhododendron Control

    Rhododendron Control Booking essential, The Snowdonia Society have been working alongside the Snowdonia National Park Authority in Nant Gwynant for some time removing Rhododendron Ponticum from the area. Rhododendron is one of the top 3 invasive species to the Snowdonia National Park and it is easy to see the damage that it has done to […]

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    Woodland Workday

    Woodland Workday Booking essential, Interested in gaining some practical skills in woodland management? The upkeep and maintenance of our spectacular woodland depends on the generosity of our fantastic team of dedicated volunteers. Whether you’d like to help out with our bird survey or you fancy something a bit more physically challenging like footpath maintenance, join […]

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    Snowdon ‘Real 3 Peaks Challenge Litter Pick’

    Snowdon ‘Real 3 Peaks Challenge Litter Pick’ Booking essential, Free train to summit, Limited spaces We are proud to support the Real 3 Peaks Litter Pick Challenge again this year. Come and join us and many other volunteers as we work together to give Snowdon a good clean before the winter months arrive. The aim […]

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  • OMF 2017

    Ogwen Mountaineering Festival 2017

    Read more about this exciting and memorable event for 2017.

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    Quiz night at the Douglas Arms

    Support the Snowdonia Society’s by taking part in this monthly quiz.

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  • Tŷ Hyll

    Wildlife Gardening

    The second Monday of the month is wildlife gardening day at Tŷ Hyll The upkeep and maintenance of Tŷ Hyll and the gardens and grounds depends on our fantastic team of volunteers. Whether you are completely new to gardening or have years of experience, whether you can spare one day each month or one day every week, we […]

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    Ogwen Litter Pick

    Ogwen Litter Pick Booking essential, Litter is all too often an unfortunate side effect of being a popular area within a National Park. There are few areas more popular than the Ogwen valley within Snowdonia and so litter has become a big problem for the area. Working alongside the National Trust we will be giving […]

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  • Volunteers Dry Stone Walling

    Dry Stone Walling

    Dry Stone Walling Booking essential, Only 5 volunteer spaces available, Steel Toe Cap Boots required (we do have a limited stock to lend out) The art of dry stone walling can be seen all over the Snowdonia National Park. However, the skill required to construct a dry stone wall in the style of the region […]

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  • Harlech Beach Clean 2016

    Great British Beach Clean, Harlech

    Great British Beach Clean, Harlech Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon We are teaming up with the Marine Conservation Society to clear the litter from Harlech Beach. This workday will be part of the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean Weekend. As well as clearing the litter we will be continuing […]

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    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance

    Snowdon Footpath Maintenance Booking essential, Free train ride to summit, limited spaces available Come and help us maintain some of 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 […]

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  • Moth

    Moth Evening

    Moth Evening Booking essential, Evening Event, Free Transport From Bangor and Caernarfon Come and join us for an evening as we study the Moths of Ty Hyll. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and record these fascinating creatures. The evening will be lead by Caernarfonshire Vice-County Recorder Julian Thompson from the Pensychnant […]

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  • Spider

    Spider ID at Ty Hyll

    Spider ID at Ty Hyll Booking essential, Free transport available from Bangor and Caernarfon Come and search Ty Hyll’s fabulous gardens and woodland for our Arachnid friends, and learn all about these interesting creatures. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn and record these fascinating creatures. The event will be lead by Regional […]

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    Woodland workday

    Are you a nature lover? Would you like to gain practical skills in woodland management? Do you have a few hours to spare each month? Then come along to one of our monthly Woodland Workdays at the idyllic 5 acre woodland at Tŷ Hyll! Whether you’d like to help out with our bird surveys or repair and […]

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    Talk by Dr Trevor Dines with a screening of the film More Than Honey

    Join Dr Trevor Dines of Plantlife for a talk and free screening of the award-winning documentary More Than Honey at the Storiel museum in Bangor.

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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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  • 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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