Phil McIntyre Paul, Executive Director of the Shuswap Trail Alliance,  spoke to the club on Monday 29 April. He outlined the structure, current status and goals of the organization  including  development of the proposed West Bay Trail.  Started in 2004, the Trail Alliance is a collaborative gathering of 50 partners, who over the last 15 years have taken on over 270 projects and written or contributed to 80 community trail plans, publications, guidelines, research reports and public documents.