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The raffle is one of our biggest revenue generators for the club but we need some more volunteers to help sell some tickets to make this raffle a success. Please look over this schedule and let us know which day you would be able to help us out. firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks in advance for your consideration.
Avalanche Awareness evening When: Jan 29th-7 PM to 9 PM with a couple 15 minute breaks. Where: Hudson Bay Lodge, main floor, Summit Room
After working 20 years for BC Parks, Babine Area Supervisor, John Howard has retired!
Way to go MFLNRO Minister Steve Thompson ! In a very recent survey done by the Smithers Snowmobile Association to all of it's members, the SSA is supportive of the proposed establishment of a Wildlife Habitat Area in the Telkwa Mountains to aid in the recovery of the Telkwa Mountains Caribou Herd. 77% of the survey respondents indicated that predator control is a necessary next step in helping to recover the Telkwa herd. We applaud this decision by the current government and would like to see the program expand it's way up here.
Congratulations to all the winners at last nights raffle draw. Thanks to Shane at Moose FM for doing the draw live again. First prize - Kevin Pierre from Hazelton Second prize - Ben Berube from Terrace Third prize - Jason Brooks from Telkwa/Alberta Fourth prize - Gavin Nanninga from Telkwa
September 2014 The biggest project to date! With a total project cost of $48,897, the first phase has been completed before the snow flies. This would not have been possible without the financial support of BC Parks, Vihar Construction, Apex Diamond Drilling and many of our sponsors, members and volunteers.
November 1, 2014. The first phase of the new parking/staging area at 5 km on the Telkwa FSR was completed a short time ago. Thanks to RS&TB for footing the bill on this project!
September 2014. New outhouse and structural upgrades now complete in the Babine Mountains.
August 2014. Many volunteer hours went into completing the wood room skirting.
June 2014. The SSA receives $10,000 from the Wetzinkwa Community Forest Corporation, with support from Rec Sites & Trails Branch, BC Parks, Town of Smithers, Village of Telkwa, and Office of the Wet'suwet'en.
The Smithers Snowmobile Association is offering a reward of $7275, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the theft and vandalism done to one of our BR400 snow cat trail groomers.