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National Trails Coalition- Call for Applications

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Posted by Donegal on Fri, 2014-06-27 15:04

OVERVIEW
The National Trails Coalition (NTC) is the operating name for the Coalition of Canadian Trails Organizations, a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization. Its members are: Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO) Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV), and Canadian Trails Federation (CTF). The NTC was founded in 2007 based on a common belief that cooperative approaches and support at the national level would facilitate trail building and refurbishment activities; be beneficial to the long term sustainability of all forms of trail-based activities; and stimulate economic activity and development in communities across the country.

The NTC received a $10 million dollar investment from the Government of Canada in Budget 2014: Canada’s Economic Action Plan. These federal dollars must be matched by cash contributions from NTC member organizations or their partners.

Aside from delivering a much needed boost to the recreational trails sector in Canada, this program is intended to create jobs in the near term and a lasting platform upon which more jobs can be created in the future.

National Trails Coalition Press Release

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Posted by Donegal on Thu, 2014-06-26 09:58

News Release

For Immediate Release

$10 Million National Recreational Trails Program Benefits Snowmobiling

Keremeos. BC, June 26, 2014  - As a member of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO), the BC Snowmobile Federation is pleased that a portion of the $10 million trail funding investment from the Federal Government will be available for infrastructure improvements to our snowmobile trails.

Another successful year for Snowarama

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Posted by Donegal on Wed, 2014-06-25 11:14

Thank you to all the clubs, donors, volunteers and sponsors that supported children with disabilities in BC this year. 

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National Trails Coalition-Program Coordinator

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Posted by Donegal on Fri, 2014-06-06 11:07

Posted on behalf of the National Trails Coalition.  Full files attached as well.

 

National Trails Coalition

National Coordinator

Part-Time Contract Position July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016

The National Trails Coalition (NTC), a partnership between the Canadian Trails Federation, the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations and the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council, is seeking an experienced, senior level professional to lead the implementation of a $10 million investment program for trails in Canada over a two-year period during the fiscal years of 2014-2016.

National Trails Coalition

Groomers & equipment for sale

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Posted by Donegal on Thu, 2014-05-29 11:00

Posted on behalf of Bryan Jackson with the Kelowna Snowmobile club.


The Kelowna Snowmobile club is looking to sell our groomers. We have a low hr BR180, that comes with a c-bar and a 10ft wide mogul master. We also have our PB 280. And it just underwent a $ 40,000 upgrade, if you know of any clubs looking for some grooming equipment please get them in touch with myself, they can call me at 250.808.5883 or email bryan_c_jackson@hotmail.com for more details. 

 

Update from the BCSF Spring Meeting

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Posted by Donegal on Wed, 2014-05-14 13:31

BCSF Spring Annual General Meeting

Camp Winfield April 26th, 2014

Attendance

BCSF Clubs Present:

Fernie Snowmobile Association,  Summit Seekers Snowmobile Club, Paradise Valley Snowmobile Association, Mid-Island Sno-Blazers, Chilliwack Snowmobile Club, Vernon Snowmobile Association, Similkameen Snowmobile Club, Clearwater Sno-Drifters, Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club, Revelstoke Snowmobile Club, Pemberton Valley Snowmobile Club, Black Tusk Snowmobile Club, Lumby/Mabel Lake Snowmobile Association, Kelowna Snowmobile Club

Footage from the BCSF Spring Ride up Graystokes

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Posted by Donegal on Mon, 2014-05-12 14:38

Footage courtesy of BCSF Director Doug Dean.  Please be sure to subscribe to his channel to see more of his great videos.

Resource Road Safety

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Posted by Donegal on Wed, 2014-02-26 13:37

We have received notice of a few close calls out there between snowmobilers and Logging trucks.  These incidents involved snowmobiles crossing roads without looking or driving on active haul roads without radios.  Please remember that while you are in a hurry to get to the great snow others have a job to do.  We do not want anyone to get hurt.  

Key points:

  • Forestry Roads are used for industrial use as well as recreational use
  • Recreation users need to use extreme caution when using Forestry Roads, especially if they do not have radios
  • Drive and ride defensively, always expect the unexpected

Safety Precautions:

safety, snowmobile, winter recreation, logging

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