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    January Volunteer Workdays

    Volunteers workdays for the month of January. Includes list of upcoming events at Ty Hyll.

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    Snowdonia National Park budget slashed again

    While National Parks in England celebrate the Chancellor’s announcement of a flat budget, the budget for Snowdonia and other Welsh National Parks for 2016/17 face 5.3% cuts on top of savage cuts in the last two years.

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    Conwy Falls – an appeal from our Director

    Dear Friends, Please help with this important campaign to save a special place. The threat to Conwy Falls and the Fairy Glen SSSI in Snowdonia and the campaign to save them has brought together a great diversity of organisations and individuals. We think Conwy Falls and the Fairy Glen SSSI are worth saving…

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    Businesses offer a ‘superfix’ for Snowdonia

    Welcome to our two new Business Members, Swn-y-Dŵr Holiday Cottage and Superfix Supplements who have shown their commitment to protecting and enhancing the wonderful landscape of Snowdonia with its diverse wildlife by becoming Business members of the Snowdonia Society.

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    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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    December Volunteer Workdays

    Volunteers workdays for the month of December. Includes list of upcoming events at Ty Hyll.

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    Give back to Snowdonia on Giving Tuesday!

    Do you benefit from Snowdonia’s superb scenery, wildness and opportunities for adventure? Why not give something back by making a donation to the Snowdonia Society, or taking part in our volunteer workdays? With threats to special places like the Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen and ever increasing problems of litter, Snowdonia has never needed your help […]

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    Maria is running 5k to protect Snowdonia

    And has already doubled her fundraising target! Maria Jones is well on her way in her training to complete a personal 5k challenge. Hoping to raise £150, she has already more than doubled her target, with a current total of £320! The money raised will go towards the Society’s work of protecting and enhancing Snowdonia. As […]

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    PUBLISHED: Review of Governance of Designated Landscapes in Wales

    Recommendations support our key points Following our submission of written evidence to the panel on both stages of this important review, we are pleased to see that the recommendations support key points we made in our evidence (read our submission), in particular that National Park Authorities should retain their full planning responsibilities and that there is no need […]

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    Save Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen

    Please sign this PETITION to stop the damming of the river Conwy. Conwy Falls and Fairy Glen (an SSSI) are a much-loved focal point for locals visitors, nature-lovers, anglers, and kayakers and are seriously threatened by a major hydro-electric development by RWE, a giant multinational energy company.

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    A year in the life of the Snowdonia Ecosystem Project

    We presented this video update about the fantastic work of the Snowdonia Ecosystem Project’s volunteers at Saturday’s AGM​ (17th October 2015)​. If you missed it (or would like to watch it again) here it is!​ A big thank you to all our volunteers for all their fabulous work over the year.  

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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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    Gareth’s great garlic wins £310 for Snowdonia

    The 6th Moriarty Thomas Garlic Growing Challenge has been won by Dr Gareth Jones, from Tregarth, who has nominated the Snowdonia Society to receive the proceeds. The challenge is held annually at the Douglas Arms, Bethesda, as a charity fundraising event in memory of John Moriarty, who was a very keen mountaineer and whose widow […]

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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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