Write a letter or email the NSW Minister for Energy and Environment, Matt Kean, before August 20 2019 to overturn Orange City Council's proposal to turn the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area (SCA) into a national mountain biking competition venue that threatens unique and irreplaceable biodiversity occurring nowhere else on Earth.

PRESS ARTICLE | Mount Canobolas mountain biking proposal rubbished by environmentalists

Environmentalists have told Orange City Council to “go back to the drawing board” over a proposal to turn Mount Canobolas into a “mountain biking mecca”. On Tuesday, Council floated spending $500,000 from the 2020-21 budget to prepare a development application…

PRESS ARTICLE | Experts explore impacts of bushfire to rare lichen colonies on Mount Canobolas

Lichen experts examined the effect of the February 2018 bushfire on endangered lichen colonies, which were unique to Mount Canobolas, recently. The two Canberra-based scientists assessed any damage and gave maintenance advice to the National Parks and Wildlife Service for…

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