Entries by Cindy Mantei

Buffalo Pound Trail Enhancements

The Saskatchewan Trails Association is proud to be partnering with the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport as well as TransCanada Trails (TCT) to enhance the trail system at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. The Parks department is building a chalet that will function as an interpretive, recreation and visitor information centre. Construction on this exciting […]

Winners Selected for Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest this year. Congratulations to the Grand Prize winner Stephanie V. Photography, along with our runners-up Karla Pratt and Deagan Smith and early bird prize winner Shelley Lambert! Stephanie will receive a TRUNKTECH 2-person hammock, a complete mess cookware kit, […]

Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest

It’s that time of the year again! The Saskatchewan Trails Association will be running its month-long Give Us Your Best Shot photo contest during the month of June. The photo contest begins on Saturday, June 4th — Saskatchewan Trails Day – and concludes on Thursday, June 30. Rules for Entry: The contest is available for all residents of […]

Enhancements to Our Trail Network

The trail network in Saskatchewan continues to evolve and offer new experiences for anyone from entry level trail enthusiasts to those who are much more experienced and wish to find a new challenge. There are trails for people from all walks of life – walkers and hikers, snowshoers, and cross-country skiers. This year we encourage […]

2022 Member Trail Grant Recipients

2022 Member Trail Grant Recipients The STA is pleased to announce the recipients of our Member Trail Grant Program. We will be providing $500 grants each to the Bengough & District Regional Park Authority, Leader and District Tourism, the Moose Jaw Pavers Cycling Group, and the Saskatoon Trail Alliance. Operated by a board of volunteers, […]

Saskatchewan Trails Annual General Meeting Info

Saskatchewan Trails Annual General Meeting 7 p.m., Thursday, March 24 via ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83949592934?pwd=VnRTTGVkaFpwK2w4WjV5elpEcHhxZz09 Meeting ID: 839 4959 2934 Passcode: 421595 Dial by your location: (204) 272-7920 View our annual report AGENDA 7:00 p.m. Welcome from the STA 7:05 p.m. Introductions 7:10 p.m. Meewasin Valley Authority (Meewasin) App Amy Wall, Manager, Marketing and […]

New Projects approved for Wascana Trails and Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

The STA is partnering with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks, Culture, and Sport with funding support from the Trans Canada Trail to enhance the trails at Wascana Trails and at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.   Wascana All Person Nature Interpretive Trail and Viewing Point The project at Wascana Trails consists of three elements: 1. Creation […]

Introducing the Canadian Trails Federation

Through our membership in the Canadian Trails Federation, the Saskatchewan Trails Association represents the interests of Saskatchewan on the national level. The Canadian Trails Federation-Fédération Canadienne des Sentiers (CTF-CFS) is a national not-for-profit organization that represents the interests of provincial and territorial trails organizations across Canada. Their mission is to enhance the recreational trails network […]

Potential Funding Sources

A key aspect of the STA’s mission is to assist local trail groups in developing, maintaining, and marketing their trails. Since funding is essential in any project, various potential funding sources, including grants, are summarized below for those needing additional resources.   Saskatchewan Trails Association Funding Programs MEMBERS GRANT PROGRAM – Funding grants of up […]

The Benefits of Membership

Becoming a member of the STA is not only a rewarding experience by helping to maintain Saskatchewan’s trails, but it also gives you benefits not offered to non-members, including funding opportunities, trail promotion and advocacy,  voting privileges, and several other resources such as trail maps, land negotiation agreements, etc. Here’s a look at the benefits: […]