Entries by Jonathan

STA Photo Contest wraps up

Congratulations to Mitch Serbu for winning the STA Photo Contest. This winning shot was taken at the Beechy Sandcastles along Lake Diefenbaker. Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. There were some great photos to choose from!

  Trail Beats   Audio Littering City life can grind down even the most high-spirited folks, and it might be a good idea to get out of an urban area once in a while! There’s nothing like escaping the city to allow the fresh air and sounds of nature restore your mind and heart. Remember […]

Hiking trail etiquette

Hiking trail etiquette    The rules to the trail are largely unwritten, and trail users are expected to know them going in. Failing to understand them ahead of time can result in ‘faux-pas’ on your part that may range from embarrassing to outright dangerous or even fatal. It’s best for everyone to be aware of […]

Toddlers on Trails – Preparation is key!

Getting out of the house can be important when you’re a new parent, and teaching toddlers about nature can protect them later in life. Exercise for you both might also be very welcome after being cooped up for the winter. However, if you’re planning on going hiking with your toddler, there are some hazards on […]

Give us your best shot!

  Give us your best shot! The Saskatchewan Trails Association will be running a month-long “Give Us Your Best Shot” photo contest in June.  The photo contest begins on June 2 — Saskatchewan Trails Day – and concludes on June 30.  A prize package (including a $25 gift card to Cabela’s Canada, golf balls, and a […]

Summer researcher position available

The Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) is seeking to hire an enthusiastic summer student who is passionate about the outdoors and has a strong research skillset. The successful candidate will be serving as the lead on a research project called the State of Saskatchewan Trails Report. The project will help the STA determine what the current […]

A new old trail

Trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins has made many trips to Pasqua Lake over the years, but on March 31 he discovered a new trail and a new adventure. Learn more in this guest blog post. Maybe I don’t get out enough but there is something special about finding a trail you have never been on before […]

AGM held over the weekend

Trail builders, administrators and enthusiasts braved the snow-covered streets and made their way to our AGM on Saturday, March 24 in Regina. Some great conversations took place about issues affecting the trail and outdoor recreation community. Following the AGM, the new STA executive team is: President – Saul Lipton Vice President – David Powell Treasurer […]

STA 2017 Annual Report Now Available

The STA has released its 2017 Annual Report. Click here to view it. It was a busy year for the STA. We increased the level of funding through our Members Grant program, created a new on-line trail directory so trail enthusiasts could research trails in their area, introduced a new Trail Ambassador program to recognize […]