Entries by Pat Rediger

A Saskatchewan Oasis: Fairy Hill Trail

If you are looking for a winter trail to experience over the holidays, Nature Conservatory Canada’s (NCC) “Fairy Hill” just 30 minutes North of Regina is the perfect city escape. Fairy Hill is a 90-minute hike that is a part of the Qu’Appelle valley. The trail varies from flat areas to hills and includes wetlands, […]

September Grasslands Hike

Russ Hodgins took a trip with his family to Grasslands National Park for another hike and spent a night in the badlands. Temperatures are starting to cool off as we head into the fall season. Without the worry of the summer heat, it is a great time to head out and enjoy a trail! Here […]

Wildfire Prevention Safety during Hiking

Fortunately, it is uncommon for hikers to experience a wildfire while out on a trail. However, with an increase of people adventuring in back country, and the affects of climate change and drought, it is important for hikers to be knowledgeable about a wildfire scenario. One of the greatest threats to the environment is a […]

Trail Building Planning Steps

If you are looking at potentially adding a trail to your community, there are several steps to consider. Successfully funding, building, and maintaining a new trail can be a tough task. Here are a few different preparation steps to consider and plan for before you start building a trail. Concept Before starting into trail design […]

A Guide for Trail Etiquette 

    With a growing number of people on the trails these days, it is important to remind everyone about trail etiquette so we can all have the best experience. It is great that a high amount of people are outdoors enjoying the trails, but it is also important that we remember to be safe […]

Klinger Trail Construction is Underway

The 8km Klinger trail project connecting Marean Lake and Greenwater has begun construction. The project was created to honour the memory of Kleon Swahn (aka Klinger) who was killed in a workplace accident at SaskPower. The area was significant to him because he grew up in the area, spent time as a child at the […]

Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest

Thanks to everyone for participating in our photo contest! We received 440 entries and we were very impressed with the quality we received, so much so, that we increased the prize pool from an overall top prize winner of a $200 gift card from Cabela’s to two more prizes of $50 cards as honourable mentions. […]