Entries by Pat Rediger

Winners Announced for STA Photo Contest!

Thanks to everyone for participating in the 2021 STA Photo Contest. We received over 800 entries and were very impressed with the quality of submissions. Even though the contest is over, send us your photos and we’ll continue to promote trails on our social media accounts.   Congratulations to overall winner Kerri Ludvigsen for this […]

STA Photo Contest 2021

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 5 — Saskatchewan Trails Day – and concludes on Wednesday, June 30. Rules for Entry: The contest is available for […]

2021 Member Trail Grant Recipients

The STA is pleased to announce the recipients of our Member Trail Grant Program. We will be providing $500 grants to the Resort Village of Candle Lake, Town of Outlook, Town of St.Walburg and Resort Village of Manitou Beach. The Candle Lake Trails Advisory Board (CLTAB) is comprised of volunteers appointed by the Resort Village […]

Saskatchewan Trails Day

Come out and celebrate the beauty of the prairies during Saskatchewan Trails Day on June 5! Quarantine fatigue is a reality for many of us as the pandemic continues. Many people find turning to nature helps curb feelings of isolation. The Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) invites all residents to get out and enjoy the province’s […]

Cathy Watts Volunteer Award Recipients

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Cathy Watts Volunteer Award. Curt Schroeder and Tom Landine were co-recipients and have made long-term commitments to the trail community. Curt’s experience with trails dates back to the 1990s when the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) was the lead agency for the Trans Canada Trail for this […]

Welcoming Corman Park Horse Riders Association

We are pleased to announce that Grasswood Horse Park/the Corman Park Horse Riders Association (CPHRA), located south of Saskatoon on the corner of Baker Road and Preston Ave., has recently become a member. The Grasswood Horse Park is managed by CPHRA, a volunteer non-profit group. The riding facilities include a natural trail obstacle course, two […]

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 […]