What We Stand For
The Cowichan Trail Stewardship Society acknowledges that we are on the unceded territory of the Cowichan Nation.
Sustainability – Our network of low-impact recreational infrastructure supports the region’s sustainable recreational tourism goals.
Community – We build knowledge and capacity in all that we do, including organizing local and international events that showcase the natural beauty of the region.
Pride – Building great trails is important work and we take great pride in creating extraordinary spaces that enhance people’s lives without causing undue harm to the natural environment.
Principled – We respect the trail, wildlife and the environment and abide by the IMBA’s rules of responsible conduct. We design and build trails that limit environmental impact, reduce the use and hazards of unauthorized trails and minimize user conflict.
Excellence – We create a fantastic outdoor experience by designing and building natural trails that are safe, environmentally friendly and respectful of all users.