July webinar: geology, economics and mining in the Cambrians

THE RECORDING OF THIS WEBINAR IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE WEBINAR RECORDINGS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE Although the legacy of metal mining spans 4000 years, its current visual and environmental impact is essentially the relic of 19th century activity when a predominantly ‘local consumption’ was replaced by ’nationwide demand’; first for lead and later for […]

April webinar: red squirrels ahoy!

Remoteness is one of the top 10 qualities of the Cambrian Mountains, and many of the residents like it that way.  High on the list of those valuing their privacy are the red squirrels, the native species now driven to extinction in much of the British Isles by the larger, aggressive and disease-spreading grey squirrels.  […]

February webinar: dark Cambrian skies

For Welsh Dark Skies Week, which this year aims to raise awareness of light pollution and how this affects not just our view of the stars, but also wildlife and our health, we are delighted to present a webinar celebrating the beauty and importance of the natural darkness of the skies over the Cambrian Mountains, […]

Cambrian Mountains archaeology project: introductory webinar

The EU-funded Coastal Uplands Heritage and Tourism Project (CUPHAT) project, whose Wales partners include Aberystwyth University and the Cambrian Mountains Initiative, is going to be investigating the archaeology of the Cambrian Mountains and foothills using LiDAR technology in 2023.  A webinar for the public to learn more about the project is being given on 19 […]

Found in translation: a webinar on Welsh place names

STOP PRESS:  This event has now sold out.  In view of its popularity, and the continuing stream of enquiries about it, we will run a further session later in the year.  Please watch this space for details of topic, date and time.   The Cambrians are part of the heartland of the Welsh language – […]