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MEDIA REPORT | Orange City Council’s Mt Canobolas bike trail opposed by scientists

Orange City Council’s proposal to make Mt Canobolas a “world-class centre for mountain bike riders” has been strongly opposed by local conservationists and scientists. The Canobolas Conservation Alliance (CCA) – a community group of scientists, bushwalkers, environmentalists and concerned individuals – say the planned network of more than 100 kilometres of bike trail would “inflict…

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EARTH FIRST | The need to be ‘wild’ as nature intended

What is the current pandemic telling us? Scientists believe the COVID-19 pandemic will not be a one-off and they expect 5 new diseases to emerge every year. It’s our relationship with nature and how we’re interacting with it that has driven the pandemic. Humans have changed the planet’s biodiversity making it more likely for viruses…

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The five areas that would be impacted by trails on the Mount Canobolas

PRESS RELEASE | Conservationists reject bike plan

Orange City Council’s bike plan for Mt Canobolas is much worse than we thought it would be according to Canobolas Conservation Alliance President, Dr Colin Bower. The plan, revealed in The Central Western Daily (27/07/21), shows Council’s intention is to take over Mt Canobolas and turn it into an exclusive, intensive mountain biking venue, Dr…

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About CCA

The Canobolas Conservation Alliance Inc. (CCA) is a conservation group, formally established in 2020, to oppose unsustainable development in the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area (SCA).

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