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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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    Managing Snowdon seminar

    The Snowdonia Society is pleased to support this excellent initiative. SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY press release   Managing Snowdon On Monday night, November 9th, weeks of consultation on the future of Snowdon reaches its climax. In a seminar at the Victoria Hotel in Llanberis, Monday, November 9 at 18.30, more than 80 people will meet to […]

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    Vacancy – Member – Snowdonia National Park Authority

    Closure date is 5th November. The Authorities’ meetings are usually held in the Snowdonia National Park area.  Full details Role description What will You be Expected to Do? National Park members are responsible, individually and collectively, to the Welsh Government for providing effective leadership for the National Park Authority, for setting its policy and for ensuring […]

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    The Future of Snowdon: have your say

    Snowdonia National Park Authority press release In a series of meetings leading up to a major conference in November, local residents and businesses will be able to voice their opinions and share their ideas on matters relating to managing Wales’ most iconic mountain, Snowdon. As the number of visitors to the area drop during the […]

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    Winter events

    Our winter events programme has been published and features Snowdonia’s mountains: climb them, clear them of litter, understand their geology and heathland ecology and help protect them. Learn to enjoy them safely by attending our all-day training session in the mountains with Alun Pugh, Navigation in the mountains, on 22 November. Members and non-members are welcome on all our events. See our […]

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    Autumn magazine

    The autumn issue of the Snowdonia Society magazine is now available. Read the magazine on-line. In the Editorial, Society Director John Harold says: “Autumn in Snowdonia: earthy woods ripe with fungi, storm-filled rivers fit to bursting, and rare perfect days projected onto the hills from a blue sky. Our National Park is worth the effort of exploration at […]

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    AGM – change of guest speaker

    We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances, Alun Ffred Jones AM has had to pull out as speaker at our 2015 AGM. We are very grateful to Sabine Nouvet for stepping in at short notice. Sabine is the National Trust’s Conservation Ranger for Eryri and Llŷn. She will give a talk on a fascinating and important […]

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    Help protect Snowdonia’s footpaths

    Join the Big Pathwatch! Join the Ramblers‘ ambitious campaign to protect and improve our glorious footpaths in England and Wales. Please also take part in the Welsh Government’s consultation on Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation, to which the Snowdonia Society is putting together a response. (See below.) Do you love your local footpaths and worry about them becoming […]

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    Picture this … but without the pylons!

    Today a spectacular corner of Snowdonia National Park moves one step closer to freedom from the blight of giant pylons National Grid have announced the final shortlist of 4 sites for their £500m Visual Impact Provision project, which will see sections of high-voltage lines undergrounded in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in […]

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    Notice of the Annual General Meeting

    Notice of the Snowdonia Society Annual General Meeting Saturday, 17 October 2015, 2pm Dragon Theatre and Barmouth Community Centre Jubilee Road, BARMOUTH, Gwynedd  LL42 1EF Director John Harold urges all members to take part in the AGM, “I’m keen to hear your views on important issues, our work and our direction”. Note: Guest speaker, Alun Ffred Jones […]

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    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon

    Volunteers needed: Snowdonia Marathon Sat 24 October Can you help out at the Beddgelert feed station? Contact netticollister@hotmail.com to lend a hand. Volunteers are needed to hand out drinks and gels at our food station, keep the area tidy and cheer on all the amazing runners, in return for a generous donation to the Snowdonia Society […]

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  • September volunteer workdays & training

    September Volunteer Workdays Hello everyone, I am writing to inform you about our upcoming volunteer workdays for the month of September 2015. 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Charcoal and Footpaths – Abergwyngregyn: Learn a new skill. We have teamed up with Natural Resources Wales to provide the opportunity to learn the skill of charcoal making. Over the […]

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    Help John’s team across the line !

    All proceeds to the Snowdonia Society! Snowdonia Society Director, John Harold, has assembled a team for the Fabian4 Dyffryn Conwy Mountain Challenge on 13th September. All proceeds from this event  go to support the Snowdonia Society’s conservation work across the National Park. John is getting close to his target – can you help him get across the […]

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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 our Facebook page, and if you […]

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    Bethan is growing Tŷ Hyll

    Inspiring people of all ages to love Snowdonia’s nature. We are pleased to welcome Bethan Wynne Jones to the Snowdonia Society team, as the new Growing Tŷ Hyll Officer. Bethan has already put together an inspiring programme of activies at Tŷ Hyll, including a Bees & Trees Treasure Hunt, Small Mammal Survey Training and a Spider Safari. See Tŷ Hyll events for a full […]

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    Snowdon cafe supports Snowdonia Society

    Our latest Business Member Steffan at Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf tea house on the route up to Snowdon has been giving our volunteers a warm welcome after their Snowdon litter picks for years. Now we are thrilled that he is doing more to support our work by becoming a Business Member. Bring your own snacks! Pen-y-Ceunant Isaf is a […]

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    Volunteers needed

    Where? The Snowdonia Society has a stand at RSPB Conwy… When? July 25th and 26th… We need your help! What? Can you spare an hour, half a day or even the whole day to join our team and help make the Snowdonia Society’s stand a success? Contact john for more info:  john@snowdonia-society.org.uk or 01286 685498 […]

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    Conwy Falls hydro threatens rare plants

    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 than 1km of buried pipeline, […]

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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 winter it leaves bare river […]

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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 on the runners. Every year […]

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