Entries by Jonathan

STA Releases AGM Agenda

The STA has finalized the presenters and agenda for its 2018 AGM, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the George Bothwell Library in the Southland Mall in Regina (2965 Gordon Rd). Check out the posters below or click here to view a PDF.

STA announces recipients of Member Grant funding

The Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) is pleased to announce that the Fatlanders Fat Tire Brigade, Timber Trail Sno Riders Snowmobile Club and Whiteswan Snow Hawks Snowmobile Club are the latest recipients of funding through the STA Member Grant program. Through the program, grants of up to $1,000 for building new trails or undergoing maintenance projects […]

The holiday trail

A guest post by Russ Hodgins Christmas day of 2017 was a cold one outside the walls of the cabin full of relatives. The temperature inside was quite pleasant while outside, it was a balmy -31 Celsius. Add the ever present wind of the sunny south, it felt more like -42. One of the perks of […]

STA AGM set for March 24 in Regina

Mark your calendars! The STA Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the George Bothwell Library in Regina (2965 Gordon Rd). The AGM will include a Member Roundtable and a presentation on the fundamentals of trail building from Joe Milligan, recreation/interpretive specialist with the Ministry of Parks, Culture and […]

STA working on State of Sask Trails Report

The STA will be undertaking a research project to determine what the current state of trails are in the province, identify existing gaps, and develop potential solutions. We will develop an on-line survey that we will distribute to all members, municipalities, resort communities and provincial sport and recreation association. More in-depth research will be required […]

Support the STA this holiday season

Help us grow and maintain Saskatchewan’s trail network by supporting the STA this holiday season by making a donation: http://sasktrails.ca/getinvolved/ Through our popular Members Grant Program, grants are awarded every year to our member organizations – such as the Ed Spratt Trail, the Whiteswan Snow Hawks Club and the Trans Canada Trail – to aid them […]

What to do when encountering a bear on the trail

Recently, we received an interesting question from Moosomin Regional Park. Trail officials noted that there are bears in the park on occasion and they like hanging around the trails as that’s where it’s the quietest and there’s the largest supply of berries. Because of this, some people are worried to use the trails because they’re concerned […]

Trailhead Canada 2017 summit fast approaching

Join trail enthusiasts from across the country in Gatineau and Ottawa from Nov. 21-23, for the Trail Head Canada summit, a national celebration of trails, with outdoor events, activity tutorials and educational trail sessions. Trailhead Canada will bring Canadians who develop, manage and benefit from recreational trails, together. It explores exciting national directions to engage Canadians […]