Entries by Jonathan

STA releases 2016 Annual Report

The STA recently released its 2016 Annual Report. This year marked another significant year of development for the STA. We created new educational resources for our members and the larger trail community, actively promoted trails to potential users and created and implemented a new fundraising strategy to assist members in developing and maintaining their trails. […]

The lost trail near Fairy Hill

A guest blog post from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Last summer, I ran from our place along the back trails and ended up at the Fairy Hill Natural Area. I had heard on the radio that there is a trail there but I never did find it. My guess is that I would have had to take […]

New AGM Flyer

We’ve added an exciting new presentation to our AGM about rails-to-trails conversions. Check out our revised flyer below for all the details!  

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 4

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Before I made it out to the main road, I went past Wolf Bay campsite but to get there, I had another creek to cross. Life being what it is, this was another challenge thrown in […]

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 3

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1, Part 2 *This would be the best section to bike, about a 10 mile ride to Sandy Beach subdivision. As I mentioned before, the magic of compression socks is something to behold. After Day One’s efforts, I had staggered off […]

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 2

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Past posts: Part 1. After I left the road, my next point was the back country campsite BT 5 which was about 8 km away through the bush. But first I had to follow a faint trail through the trees which led to an […]

Running the Boreal Trail – Part 1

A series of guest blog posts from trail enthusiast Russ Hodgins. Under the category of “it seemed like a good idea at the time,” here is what I did on my summer vacation: I had a dream of running the Boreal Trail across Meadow Lake Provincial Park and thought about attempting it in one long […]

2017 STA AGM Fast Approaching

The 2017 STA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for Saturday March 25, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Home Inn & Suites Saskatoon South (253 Willis Crescent, Saskatoon). The event flyer and agenda can be found below. The registration fee is $25 and includes lunch, a program and a business meeting. […]

Bill Shurniak donates $1,000 to the STA

We would like to thank Bill Shurniak for his $1,000 donation to the Saskatchewan Trails Association. In making his donation, Shurniak becomes our first Trail Ranger, a classification of donors who give between $1,000 and $4,999. For more information on ways you can support the STA, click here to visit our Get Involved page.

Deadline for STA Member Grants fast approaching

The STA would like to remind members that the deadline for applications to STA’s Members Grant Program is Dec. 31, 2016. Funding grants of $200 to $500 for maintenance such as updating maps, GPS trails, fixing signs, purchasing maintenance tools, etc., are available through an application process. To learn more, visit our funding page. Also, […]