Croeso, that means welcome here in Wales to Dolydd Gobaith, Meadow of hope , in beautiful Montgomeryshire. This far sighted, wildlife and natural regeneration project has really only just begun. What a great time to join us! The vision is to take some marginal, not highly productive sheep pasture and to restore it to an …
Chronicle Article: January 2023
Dates for your Diary:Volunteer sessions:Sunday 5th February 12-3pmSunday 19th February 12-3pmSunday 12th March 1-4pmSunday 26th March 1-4pmSunday 2nd April 2-5pm – a celebration for all our wonderful volunteers with a Scavenger Hunt and delicious local food and drink. Bring the family.Sunday 16th April 1-4pm Workshops:Building bat boxes Saturday 18th February 10am – 3.30pmFruit tree pruning, …
Chronicle Article: October 2022
The week of 24th September to 2nd October is Great Big Green Week 2022, the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. “Dolydd Gobaith” is joining in with our own celebration on Sunday 25th September to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of the past year. We are …
Jan 15th team work on steep slopes
Volunteer day at Penygarnedd, widening hedges and tree planting on a damp January day. These are regular events and open to all for involvement.
Plans for a roundhouse
Planning to build a low impact structure at Dolydd Gobaith in the spring. It will serve as a bird hide/ study space and picnic spot. There will be plenty of opportunities to volunteer.
29th December, planting again
A selection of pictures from the Dec 29th Tree planting activity at Penygarnedd, one of the regular volunteer events part of this conservation programme.
Ideas for activities for schools
Initial thoughts on an activity pack for educational visits.
County Times submission
Something interesting has been stirring all year up at Penygarnedd, the tiny community at the head of the Tanat Valley above Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant. A small group of residents have come together to acquire 40 acres of the upland pasture with the intention of restoring the biodiversity and enhancing the tree cover, creating a resource …
Planting in the rain
Regular volunteering sessions planting trees and re-establishing hedge rows at Dolydd Gobaith, Penygarnedd. Just few miles further up the Tanat valley from Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant
hedge planting work day
Establishing new hedgerows at the new community woodland at Penygarnedd, ‘Dolydd Gobaith’. Regular volunteer sessions, all welcome, croeso i bawb!
Winter walk around Dolydd Gobaith
A walk around the designated community woodland know as Dolydd-Gobaith at Penygarnedd, llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant,Powys.