Local Shuswap rider and teacher wins Mountain Bike BC Contest
Friday, June 26, 2015Dear friends, A nice good news trail story here in the Shuswap to share with you as school ends for summer . Salmon Arm Senior Secondary School teacher and coach of the High School Mountain Bike Team, Chris Stromgren, received a very nice end of term surprise this week. He is the 2016 winner of the Mountain Biking BC 7-day Mountain Bike Give-Away trip. What a way to start his summer break! Check out the official news release below and one of the photos of Chris riding that helped him land the coveted winning spot.
Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap
Friday, May 22, 2015News Release May 22, 2015 Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap The Shuswap, British Columbia – Imagine riding to work in Salmon Arm or Sicamous or Scotch Creek along separated dedicated bike lanes. Too far-fetched for our small rural communities? Too costly? Think again. There’s a full scale retrofit happening in communities throughout BC, Canada, and North America, and Bike-to-Work Week advocates are drawing attention to the possibility of making similar improvements for bicycling and walking here in the Shuswap.
$35,000 raised to kick start 2015 Shuswap Trail projects
Tuesday, February 10, 2015News Release February 10, 2015 $35,000 raised to kick start 2015 Shuswap Trail projects The Shuswap, British Columbia – The Shuswap showed up full force last Friday to raise $35,000 in support of Shuswap Trails at the 10th Annual Auction and Dance. “It was an overwhelming success,” said Winston Pain, chair of the Shuswap Trail Alliance. “The region has once again spoken loud and clear to continue working with partners to building, maintaining, and planning greenways and trails on the ground.
Build-a-Metre-of-Trail is back for 10th Anniversary
Tuesday, February 3, 2015News Release February 02, 2015 Build-a-Metre-of-Trail is back for 10th Anniversary The Shuswap, British Columbia – Communities around the Shuswap are continuing to rise to the challenge of redesigning how we think about moving through the landscape. And the Shuswap Trail Alliance board continues to find new ways to support those efforts. This year, in celebration of the STA's 10th Anniversary, the Build-a-Metre-of-Trail campaign is back to raise $50,000 in support of regional greenway trail projects.
STA supports Splatsin negotiations on CPRail agreement
Monday, December 22, 2014News Release December 22, 2014 STA supports Splatsin negotiations on CPRail agreement The Shuswap, British Columbia – Shuswap Trail Alliance leadership is very pleased to hear of the successful outcome for Splatsin's negotiations with CP Rail. It is an important acknowledgement of the title and rights of the Splatsin community and the wider Secwepemc Nation territory through which the abandoned rail corridor runs.