Shuswap Trail News – Nov 19

ARE YOU READY FOR THAT FLUFFY WHITE STUFF??  It’s  coming…

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MEMBERSHIP 2015 LETTERS went out in the mail today. For more detail on memberships and PAYPAL please see below for more detail.

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THANK YOU to all the Mayor, Council and Electoral Candidates who ran in the 2014 Elections – for your leadership and your answers to the 2 questions we sent out for your thoughts on the importance of active transportation (walking and cycling strategies), greenways, and trails.

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Need a night OUT after a day of play outside this weekend??? Don’t forget the ‘The Banff Mountain Film Fest’ has two different sets of films on TWO nights this year – November 22, 23

See below for more detail

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Here are the highlights:

  • Important Bulletins
  • The Banff Mountain Film Fest – November 22 and 23
  • Gardom Lake Management Plan – Nov 24
  • Shuswap Photo Arts Club Presents Award Winning Photographer Norm Dougan – Nov 24
  • South Canoe Trail Stakeholder Information Session – Nov 27
  • Shuswap Probis Club – Jan 15, 2015
  • Shuswap Trail Alliance Silent Auction & PARTY – Feb 6th, 2015
  • Book a TrailRider for accessibility on trails
  • Summer trail reports to trailreport@shuswaptrails.com

Here are the details:

 

IMPORTANT BULLETINS:

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MEMBERSHIP 2015 LETTERS went out in the mail today.

If you do not get one or are not a member but would like to purchase a membership please go to our website for membership form – http://www.shuswaptrailalliance.com  click here

PAYPAL USERS – PLEASE NOTE:  A quick note in regards to Paypal payments

  • Please note: Paypal has a default setting when you register and state that it is for a subscription. The membership fee payment will automatically be withdrawn from your account on your anniversary date on an annual basis. Please note that this is a default in Paypal’s system and is not how the Shuswap Trail Alliance has requested it set up.
  • If you prefer to NOT have it set up this way and want to pay annually yourself – please log-in to your PayPal account and unsubscribe after your payment has been sent.  Thank You.

Sorry for any inconvenience

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PUBLIC NOTICE – FOR ALL USERS OF THE TRAILS SYSTEM

Please be advised that September thru December trails on crown lands are within hunting areas

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RAIL TRAIL UPDATE

  • HAVE YOU voiced your support????

For more information, a sample support letter, list of leaderships email addresses to send your support letter to please go to www.shuswaptrailalliance.com –  Click here  – PUBLIC CALL TO ACTION

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The Banff Mountain Film Fest – November 22, 23

Search & Rescue presents The Banff Mountain Film Fest for TWO nights this year. Come on out and support this very important fundraiser. Search & Rescue make everything we do possible.

  • TWO NIGHTS – TWO DIFFERENT SETS OF FILMS
  • Evening shows
  • Tickets on sale now at Wearabouts- $20 pp per night or $35 pp for the 2 evenings
  • Doors open at Salmar Classic  – 6:30,  Film starts at 7pm
  • For more info call – Salmon Arm Wearabouts (250-832-5100)

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Gardom Lake Management Plan – The CSRD has retained the Fraser Basin Council, a not-for-profit organization, to develop a lake management plan for Gardom Lake. The Council will coordinate and facilitate a collaborative planning process in order to develop an effective lake management plan. The planning process is expected to be complete by the spring of 2015.

A public meeting will be the first step in the planning process. The meeting will outline the planning process, will help identify key issues to address and will confirm a terms of reference, including stakeholder representation on a planning committee.

  • Nov 24, 6pm
  • Ranchero/Deep Creek Fire Hall
  • Everyone interested in Gardom Lake is welcome to attend

For more information contact Mike Simpson – msimpson@fraserbasin.bc.ca  or check out Gardom Lake webpage: www.gardomlakeplan.ca

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Shuswap Photo Arts Club invites you to attend a nature photography presentation by award winning Norm Dougan from Logan Lake

  • Mon  Nov. 24,  7pm – 9pm
  • Seniors’ 5th Avenue Activity Centre,

For more information contact Len Lazzarotto at 250-832-8407 or go to the photo club website at www.shuswapphotoarts.com

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South Canoe Trail Stakeholder Information Session – Nov 27

  • Recreation Centre – 7pm

Please come out and join the South Canoe Advisory for this information session.

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Shuswap Probis Club – Jan 15, 2015

  • Guest speaker Phil McIntyre-Paul
  • First United Church HALL – 10AM

For information please contact Fred Bird at 250-832-8173

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Shuswap Trail Alliance Silent Auction & PARTY – Feb 6, 2015

  • Tickets going on sale in December – just in time for Christmas Stocking Stuffers
  • Scarecrow The Band – booked and ready to party
  • STAY TUNED

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Book a TrailRider

  • Help get your friends and family with mobility challenges out on Shuswap Trails! The TrailRider program provides two TrailRiders (single wheeled chariot for an individual guided by two sherpas)
  • Email debram2@telus.net or call Debra at 250-832-1353 to book
  • www.shuswaptrailrider.com

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Remember:  Let’s keep those trail reports coming! – The trail report hotline acts as a clearing house to FORWARD your notice to the relevant authorities and volunteers. trailreport@shuswaptrails.com or online at www.shuswaptrails.com.

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