Search for the Becca Beacon during weekly Summer trail challenge in the Shuswap
Monday, July 21, 2014News Release July 21, 2014 Search for the Becca Beacon during weekly Summer trail challenge in the Shuswap The Shuswap, British Columbia – There are more good things underfoot out on Shuswap Trails this summer. Following up on the success of last year’s weekly summer trail challenge, this year’s Shuswap Trail Alliance summer student, Rebecca Howes, has reactivated another round of the weekly prize-filled outdoor motivational challenge.
Local Non-Profits Join Together to Benefit the Community
Monday, July 7, 2014The Shuswap Trail Alliance (STA), the Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society (LASS), and the Salmar Community Association are pleased to announce a new and innovative community non-profit partnership. Sharing an office downtown, STA and LASS have joined together to rent the space from the Salmar Community Association, owners and operators of the Salmar Grand Cinemas and historic Salmar Classic Theatre in Salmon Arm who put 100 per cent of the funds they receive back into the community through upgrades, donations, and scholarships.
In Stile. . .new trail stiles protect Larch Hills wetlands
Tuesday, June 17, 2014News Release June 17, 2014 In Stile. . .new trail stiles protect Larch Hills wetlands The Shuswap, British Columbia – There’s lots of opportunity for team building happening up in the Larch Hills these days. Volunteer trail stewards from the Larch Hills Nordic Society and Shuswap Outdoors joined forces with the Shuswap Trail Alliance trail crew this past week to figure out how to install a series of new pole rail stiles and information signs that will help protect sensitive wetlands during the summer months.
RBC Volunteers support Shuswap Trail Stewards program
Monday, June 9, 2014News Release June 09, 2014 RBC Volunteers support Shuswap Trail Stewards program The Shuswap, British Columbia – Who says banking is an office job? Staff from RBC Salmon Arm got outside with Shuswap Trail Alliance leadership this month volunteering their time to build a new trail reroute and bridge in the South Canoe Trail System. The team also leveraged a $1000 grant toward the project through the RBC Blue Water program.
Letter to the Editor, May 26, 2014. Shuswap Bike Month an opportunity to rethink how we design our streets and neighbourhoods
Friday, May 30, 2014Dear Editor, My applause to all the community leaders who worked together to make this year’s Shuswap Bike Month such a success. What an inspiration. And an opportunity. Seems to me we’re seeing our communities swing into the steep side of the proverbial j-curve where more people than not want to live in communities that make walking and cycling a part of the normal fabric of life.