The benefits of cycling, in the right places, are not in question, but local environmentalists are urging people to make their opinions known that Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area is not an appropriate place to construct a mountain biking park.
PROPOSAL: Will mountain bikers soon be hurtling down Mount Canobolas, near Orange? Environmentalists are concerned about the idea.
Open letter by TRACY SORENSEN – Read the full article – Central Western Daily July15 2018
The extensive network of tracks through the bush would cause major soil erosion and further endanger the 12 threatened species that live there.
— Tracy Sorensen is president of Bathurst Community Climate Action Network
Public comment on the Draft Plan of Management for the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area is open until October 1.
More information is available from the Office of Environment and Heritage at www.environment.nsw.gov.au
Tracy Sorensen is president of Bathurst Community Climate Action Network. Visit www.bccan.org.au