PRESS REPORT | Mounting issues: Environmental, Indigenous concerns raised over bike plan

A Community Forum convened by the Central West Environment Council puts the spotlight on the proposed mountain biking concept for Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. Speakers from the Nature Conservation Council, the Environmental Defenders Office, National Parks Association, a Wiradjury elder and an ecological consultant will address values of the mountain, providing specialists views at the Forum.

Read the full article Central Western Daily,  July 3 2018 – 7:00AM – Danielle Cetinski

“Certain sections are very specific to men’s ceremonies. Unless the situation is treated sensitively, it could cause destruction, the mountain needs to be considered as a whole, not just where the bike tracks go”.

— Wiradjuri elder James William, the significance of the mountain to Indigenous culture

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