Shaftesbury Trail Study ready for public input

The Shaftesbury Trail is facing unique pressures, but also unique opportunities, according to the Municipal District of Peace.

Following the development of the MD’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) in 2009, it was decided that an additional study of the trail was needed to provide direction to address the pressures and potential growth.

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City gets good feedback on Muskoseepi trail expansion

The pitches are in and now it’s time for the city’s community development committee to decide how exactly the trail expansion to the north of Centre 2000 will look.

Suggestions and feedback were received from 48 different open house visitors on Jan. 16 and 22 at Centre 2000, which suggested small changes as well as the possibility of an off-leash dog park area, says Muskoseepi Park operations manager Laurie Barry.

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Group outlines trail linking Cochrane, Bragg Creek

Alberta Trail Net made a well-received presentation to Cochrane council members on Nov. 13, outlining the re-routing of the Trans Canada Trail, as it connects Cochrane and Bragg Creek.

The original pathway for this portion of the Trail was to go from Calgary, west along Highway 8, into Kananaskis country and west toward B.C. The path will now go through Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park and will likely be built south along Highway 22, toward Bragg Creek and from there, into the Kananaskis.


Plan in the works for Muskoseepi Park trail addition

It’ll cost city taxpayers about $35,000, but Muskoseepi Park could have a new section of pathway.

The public works committee agreed Tuesday to fund $35,000 from existing projects, including the 102 Street entrance feature, to pay for a strip of pathway that will connect the pathway on the south side of the entrance to Muskoseepi Park to the pavilion.

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