Posted by Editoress on 11/15/12
Latest IMBA Canada News
Trail Builders Chosen As 2012 X-Fusion Trail Ambassadors
Congratulations to Igor Dragoslavic (Waterloo, ON) and Jim Lucas (Crowsnest Pass, AB), who have been named IMBA Canada's 2012 X-Fusion Trail Ambassadors.
“We are so proud to be able to give a small thank you to two hard working, community oriented individuals like Igor and Jim, our East and West 2012 X-Fusion Trail Ambassadors,” says Brian Kuhn from Renegade Cycle Solutions (RCS).
Made possible by RCS, the X-Fusion Trail Ambassador Awards recognizes Canadian advocates who go ‘above and beyond’ their volunteer roles to give back to the mountain biking and trails communities. Full Press release
Just Two Weeks Left To Apply For A 2013 Trail Care Crew Visit
Don't miss this free opportunity to learn about sustainable trail building, club growth, and community trail development.
IMBA Canada clubs/retailers, Parks Canada sites, and other land managers are invited to apply to host the IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew in 2013. Online application must be submitted before Midnight EST on December 1st.
Check out what the TCC can do for your community on the blog.
IMBA Canada To Receive Award For Support Of Baview Bike Park Project In Toronto
IMBA Canada is being recognized by Youth Unlimited for its involvement in the development of the Bayview Bike Park.
"It has been a true pleasure to work alongside all the great people from Revolutions and Youth Unlimited in helping to revitalize the Bayview Bike Park through public youth engagement days, and are excited to continue this goal together in the years to come," said IMBA Canada's Trail Specialist Daniel Scott. A representative from IMBA Canada will be present at the Park's closing celebration on Nov. 24 to receive the award.
Turkey Point Mountain Bike Club Receives Trillium Grant
A huge congratulations to IMBA-affiliate Turkey Point Mountain Bike Club for acquiring a $30,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant; a monumental achievement after officially forming the club only one year ago.
For those that have been fortunate enough to ride in the area, they already know how good these trails are, and the grant will be used to enhance this trail network even further. Read more on the IMBA Blog
Copeland Forest Update
Earlier this month, IMBA Canada's Ontario Coordinator attended the Couchiching Conservancy's latest meeting on the Copeland Forest. Read his report on the full-day meeting, which saw 140 participants and 20+ mountain bikers in the crowd. Full report on the IMBA Blog
More News on the IMBA Blog
Fall is here but trail advocates are still hard at work in Quebec
The new batch @ CapU complete semester one
Canada winter sale now on!
We're all in this together - Kimberley, BC (TCC)
Invermere, BC - Where is your club at? (TCC)
Full blog Link
• Nov. 17: IMBA Trail Workshop in Cranbrook, BC
• Nov. 24: IMBA Trail Workshop in Fraser Valley, BC
• Dec. 1: IMBA Trail Workshop in Powell River, BC
• Dec. 8: IMBA Trail Workshop in Nanaimo, BC
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