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Fairservice Fun Festival 2023 – a successful opening event

Last Sunday, the 11th of June 2023, the Cowichan Lake Trail Blazer Society (CLTBS) held the inaugural Fairserviice Fun Festival 2023. We celebrated the culmination of six years of dedicated work with a grand opening of the Fairservice Fun trail network. Over 100...

Level 2 Workshop Builds Jump

Level 2 Workshop Builds Jump

On March 26 and 17, eight dedicated trail blazers participated in the Level 2 Trail Building workshop conducted by Mark Wood of Trail Holistics. The group met in the mornings to discuss approaches to more complex trail building. In the afternoons they were in the...

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Thanks Mid Island Co-op!

Thanks Mid Island Co-op!

We appreciate the support of our sponsors and love it when we can say thank you in person. We recently presented Mid Island Co-op with beautiful wood engraved plaque honoring their donation of funds to purchase an equipment trailer and decorate it with very...

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Trail-Building Work Days

Trail-Building Work Days

See the progress on our trail system and find out where we’ll be working next. Join us for a bike tour or a hike tour on Saturday, February 5 at 10 am. Meet at the Stone Avenue entrance, just west of the Lake Cowichan high school. Then, get your trail building duds...

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Level 2 Trail-Blazing Workshop

Level 2 Trail-Blazing Workshop

Our most dedicated trail builders will be learning some more complex trail-building techniques at our Level 2 Trail Blazing Workshop on March 26 and 27.  Mark Wood of Trail Holistics will be back to lead this intensive weekend session. Sadly, the workshop can...

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Attend Our Annual General Meeting

Attend Our Annual General Meeting

Mark your calendars for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, March 23, at 6 pm. Join us to hear an overview of our successful 2021 and to learn about plans for 2022. This meeting marks the turning point as we leave the guidance of the province’s Rural...

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Shout out to Mosaic

Shout out to Mosaic

Building trails on private forest lands would not have been possible without the generosity of Mosaic Forest Management. The company has supported Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society by entering into a land-use agreement on its Fairservice Main and Christopher Rock...

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Trail Blazers Graduate!

Trail Blazers Graduate!

Mark Woods of Trail Holistics shared his favourite tools and his learnings from years of cutting paths through the bush in BC at our Level 1 Trail Building Workshop in Lake Cowichan on October 16 and 17. Sponsored by the Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society, the...

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Free Trail-Building Workshop!

Free Trail-Building Workshop!

If you love exploring the woodland trails around Cowichan Lake, help us build them! On Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17, the Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society (CLTBS) is sponsoring a hands-on trail-building workshop taught by renowned Whistler trail...

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Join or Renew for 2021

Join or Renew for 2021

Trail lovers: Now is the time to renew or join the Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society. Our dues are due March 1 every year and remain in effect for a year. Joining gives you a voice at our upcoming April 21 Annual General Meeting, plus lets you in on all the latest...

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Good-bye 2020, Hello 2021!

Good-bye 2020, Hello 2021!

The message that we have gained from this year is “Patience.” The Cowichan Lake Trail Blazers Society has been patiently awaiting a land-use agreement from our stakeholder partner, Mosaic Forest Management. We happy to report that we have received the second draft of...

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Unveiling our Artful  New Equipment Trailer

Unveiling our Artful New Equipment Trailer

Our new equipment trailer sponsored by Mid Island Co-op has arrived. When it is not in use, it will be parked at Mid Island Co-op in Lake Cowichan. You'll enjoy looking at the graphics designed by Deborah Price and wrap produced and applied by Sign Fast in Nanaimo....

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