It is with great pleasure and excitement that the Four Wheel Drive Association of British Columbia is able to officially announce the opportunity for members to apply for an off-road training course being held this coming September 10th-14th, 2018 in the Lower Mainland, BC. The 4WDABC will be bringing in instructors from the International 4… Continue reading 4WDABC Train the Trainer Program
Posted to Facebook, June 6, 2018 Eagle Mountain assistance required. We have an opportunity to assist the fish hatcheries and DFO, and perhaps some local Forestry folks, by driving them up to Cyprus Lake above Coquitlam. Some tools and equipment need to be transported as well as 6 – 8 people. I figure 3 trucks… Continue reading Eagle Mountain Progress: Showing Them How We Wheel
Yesterday, I attended another Stave West meeting regarding the Interpretive Forest and multi use recreation initiative. I have lost count of the number of meetings, open houses, public presentations, recreation group meetings that I have attended in regards to this area over the last 8 years. At this meeting, I shared a resolution from the… Continue reading Outdoor Recreation Council support for Stave Lake
Per our Bylaws, the 2018 AGM will take place on the third Saturday of March: March 17, 2018. Location and time to be determined. There are two Special Resolutions to be voted on at the AGM, as well as updated Bylaws. You can find them for your review here: 2018 Bylaws Final Draft 2018 Special… Continue reading 4WDABC 2018 Annual General Meeting
This past week, many users of the flats were surprised to see someone in an official-looking truck and uniform putting up signs and telling them the flats were being turned into a Provincial park and that they would now have to pay for camping on the flats. 4WDABC President Kim Reeves was on the phone… Continue reading Stave West and the mud flats update.
“ATVs, shotguns, parties and fatalities: ‘Lawlessness abounds’ at Stave Lake mudflats near Mission“ It is always interesting giving interviews to the media for stories being written on topics like Stave Lake and motorized recreation. One never knows the slant that the story will be written. Case in point is today’s Province story ‘Madness on the… Continue reading Response to “Madness on the Mudflats”
Members that attend will be entered in a member draw! The prize is a super secret one..
I’d like to say thank you to those that came to the AGM, the room was pretty much full.
Minutes will be forwarded out to everyone as soon as I have them.
Just a few notes about your new Board of Directors:
President still – Kim Reeves Vice president still – Glyn Trafford Secretary – Rachelle Tomm (Thank you for joining us! we look forward to growing with you) Treasurer – Krixtina Wheeler (I now have an official title? weird.. ) Member at large – Matthew Philip Ion, Kelly Lynch, John A Larsen, Rick Takasaki (thank you to everyone for stepping up and helping) Magazine – Maciej Radoszewski still (no he can not run away from us) Appointed Rep for the Interpretive Forest – Dan Wishart
As I sit here tonight with a red Gatorade and some feel good pills, some may be thinking that I tied one on last night.. however It’s the result of an amazing day where I am left exhausted yet energized at the same time. Covered in scratches, a few bruises, and my layers of dirt have layers of dirt on them. And I will be back June 4th for the next one on the West Side.
There were many great pictures taken by Maciej(Mat) Radoszewski and can be seen on his site fantomdesigns – http://www.flickr.com/photos/fantomdesigns/sets/72157626444770233/
Today marked my 3rd Stave Lake Clean up of the 4 Wheel Drive Association of BC (4WDABC), and each year I leave feeling so perplexed at the feelings of both disgust at what the people will do to this world, and on the other hand so amazed by those who come out to support the events and the amount of effort they put into the day of clean up. Before I get into the details, I wanted to give a shout out to our amazing sponsors and people who helped make this happen.