Phil McIntyre-Paul is one of the original "...what if..." guys that has helped make a dream become a reality. Through his tireless efforts, he has helped bring together a large majority of the regional trail stakeholders to sit down and discuss how this idea can become a reality. He has helped develop the Trail Alliance Business Plan, the Shuswap Trails Strategy, facilitate the creation of the Shuswap Trails Roundtable, and submited countless grant applications. Phil's background is in Community Development, Tourism Management and Experential Event creation and implementation.
Lori Schneider Wood
Lori Schneider Wood is also one of the "originals" - co-founding the Shuswap Trail Alliance with a broad circle of regional leadership in 2005. Lori's persuasive energy and ability to build lasting relationships has become a hallmark of the STA's mission to get people working together. She currently tag-teams with Phil to coordinate the day-to-day organization of the Shuswap Trail Alliance, as well as mobilize special projects like the Shuswap Trail Stewards Program.
Veda Roberge is the quintessential balance between positive energy and practical "let's figure this out and do it." She coordinates the daily projects, making sure tools, crews, volunteers, and technical partners are prepped and supported. She also anchor's the world of signs, materials, and supporting vendors.
Jacob (Sutra) Brett
Sutra is our lead technical advisor, designer, and trails specialist. He brings a particular sensitivity to designing for both the environmental and social needs of a trail, seeking to understand what motivates a person to walk, ride, or ski a trail as a core consideration in its design.
The Shuswap Outdoor Learning Foundation Dance, Fundraiser, Silent Auction, and Gear Swap
Fri Sep 30, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
@ SASCU Recreation Centre
How about a fun evening of dancing and socializing while supporting the
growth of outdoor learning in the Shuswap?
Cemetery Clean-up, Open House & Luncheon
Sat Oct 1, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
@ Cemetary - Lower Reserve
Come join the Adams Lake and Neskonlith Bands for a Volunteer Clean-up of the lower reserve Cemetery, followed by an Open House and a Luncheon.
Shuswap Naturalist/SABNES Invasive Weed Pull
Wed Oct 5, 2016 @ 8:45 am
@ Brighouse Nature Centre
Come join Shuswap Naturalist/SABNES for an Invasive Species Weed Pull on the SABNES Lakeshore Trail Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Meet at the Brighouse Nature Centre in the Wharf Parking Lot at 8:45
White Lake Lift and Plant
Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
@ Massey's Property
Work day purpose: To pull up the benthic barrier placed in the spring (in four locations on Little White Lake), and plant native species in the patches. Next spring they will treat more patches (cut the plant way back and remove all vegetation matter from the area) and place the matting in the new treatment plot.
Trail-Mix: Artists, photographers, and guides explore the Shuswap in latest gallery exhibition
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
News Release July 5, 2016 Trail-Mix: Artists, photographers, and guides explore the Shuswap in latest gallery exhibition The Shuswap, British Columbia - The latest project from the Shuswap District Arts Council joins forces with the Shuswap Trail Alliance to bring together over 40 participating contributors in a remarkable exploration of the Shuswap natural and cultural landscape through its diverse trail system.
Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails
Friday, May 20, 2016
News Release May 20, 2016 Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails The Shuswap, British Columbia - It's official! The brand new CSRD Mt Tuam Community Bike Park is open in Blind Bay. The pocket park, funded and built by CSRD Parks in collaboration with the Shuswap Trail Alliance, is the perfect play spot for novice mountain bikers to practice riding on trails with a short easy green loop and a slightly more challenging but still short blue loop, plus an up trail to get you back to the start to try again.