National Trust lecture: report & pix

Justin Albert, National Trust Director for Wales, spoke last week at a well-attended event, organised by the Cambrian Mountains Society, in the Drwm theatre at the National Library in Aberystwyth.  Mr. Albert’s well-illustrated talk encompassed the extent of the Trust’s properties in Wales – and the responsibilities and work arising from them – and its […]

Society showcases the Cambrian Mountains

On 16th and 17th May trustees of the Cambrian Mountains Society manned a stand at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival in the showground at Llanelwedd. There was a very encouraging interest shown by members of the public and we had many conversations with visitors to the show about the work of the Society and the potential threats […]

Iolo’s Llandovery CMS date enthralls

Iolo Williams presented the Dafydd Dafis Memorial Lecture at Llandovery College on 16th April.  Entitled Wales – From Mountain Top to Seashore, Iolo’s informative talk on Welsh wildlife enthralled an audience of over 200, and inspired a lively question session afterwards. A wonderful evening was had by all. Dafydd Dafis was a member of the […]

“Back to the Future”, Drwm, Aberystwyth, 23rd May 2014

Report and photos by Alun Jones   The guest speakers, both from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Lampeter, were Jane Davidson (Director of the Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness) and Professor of Archaeology David Austin. They provided the sixty Cambrian Mountains Society members and guests with a wonderful, informative […]

Meeting Monday 17th March re. Nantyrast wind proposal

A recent proposal for 36 x 480 foot-high turbines in the area of Nantyrast and Cwrt-y-cadno, near the headwaters of the Pysgotwr and Cothi rivers, will be the subject of a Public Meeting next Monday, 17th March, at Cil-y-cwm School, starting at 7.30pm. The meeting is organised jointly by the Cambrian Mountains Society and A.N.Ts […]

Elan Valley Star Count: 26th October

Cambrian Mountains Society is supporting the Elan Valley Trust’s efforts to secure Dark Skies designation for the Elan Estate. As part of that campaign, EVT is organising a special event on the 26th October (the evening of the CMS Annual General Meeting, and not far away) which will be part of the International Great World […]

Landscapes for Life conference 2013

Since its formation, CMS has sought the creation of a Cambrian Mountains AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) as the best way of furthering its objects. Following the launch of its AONB campaign document in 2006, the society has continued to work behind the scenes, taking the message to politicians and others who need to […]