It is through the hard work and dedication of our community-based volunteer organization, the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association, and everyone that supports the Trail, that we are able to continue the work needed to keep it safely running for everyone
Membership is $10 per year. Membership givers you access to our email newsletter as well as giving you the opportunity to attend and vote at our Annual General Meeting. Members must abide by the criteria below as well as our bylaws.
In order to become a member, a family, individual or organization shall:
i) Agree to abide by and comply with the By-laws and regulations of the Society
ii) Contribute annually to the support of the Society an amount which is not less than the Membership
The following shall be admitted to membership in the Society:
A) any individual or family wishing to be a voting member of the society must reside in the boundaries of Nova Scotia as follows: Halifax Regional Council Districts 11, 12 and 13 and Municipality of Chester Districts 1 and 2 and who upholds the objectives of the Society and contributes to the support of the Society an amount to be determined annually at the General Meeting. Such members will hold the membership designation of “Associate Member”. In the case of a family membership, the family will be entitled to just the one vote. There will be no proxy voting.
B) any individual, family or corporation wishing to support the society and who upholds the objects of the Society and contributes to the support of the Society an amount to be determined annually at the General Meeting will hold the membership designation of “Friends of the Society”. “Friends of the Society” will hold full privileges of membership to the Society with the exception of the right to vote at any Society Annual General Meeting, Special Meetings or in voting of Directors of the Society. “Friends of the Society” are not required to reside in the boundaries stated in 5a.
You can also show support through a donation of any denomination. Your financial contribution will enable our organization to keep preserving and improving our beloved trail. Donations can be made either by using the online form here or by sending a cheque made out to St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails-to-Trails Association at:
St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association
1-5229 St. Margaret’s Bay Road
Upper Tantallon, NS
Our amazing financial supporters
We would like to thank every one of our amazing supporters who made very kind donations to our Trail upgrade fund, and ultimately made the recent Trail upgrade actually possible. It is only through help, support and very generous donations from people and companies alike that we are able to continue the work we do maintaining and managing the Trail for the benefit of everyone.
If you would like to read the full news article about the Trail upgrade you can do so by clicking here.
With our thanks to:
- ACOA – Bicycle Nova Scotia – Blue Route
- Aspotogan Heritage Trust
- Bay Treasure Chest Association
- CN Community Fund
- Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust
- Halifax Regional Municipality
- J.D Shatford Memorial Trust
- Mountain Equipment Co-Op
- Nova Scotia Power
- NS Dept. of Culture – Communities & Heritage
- NS Dept. of Engery and Mines
- NS Dept. of Health & Wellness
- OHV Infrastructure Fund
- Rona Tantallon
- Safety-Minded ATV Association
- St. Margaret’s Bay Regional Tourism Development Association
- Tantallon Veterinary Hospital
- TD Bank