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VIDEO | The Outstanding Biodiversity Value of the Mt Canobolas State Conservation Area – Dr Colin Bower

https://youtu.be/ErgTpy93cSE Dr Colin Bower explains that the tiny Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area is the last refuge for unique and threatened plants and animals that evolved on the Mount Canobolas volcano after it became dormant. Included are many species that…

EARTH FIRST | Mt Canobolas State Conservation Area: a vital component of our regional heritage

The SCA is a small reserve with exceptional biodiversity values. A large, dedicated trail network (63 kms proposed within the SCA itself) and vastly increased visitor usage would risk the very values the reserve was set up to protect. The SCA should be protected for its biodiversity and cultural values, with only current passive recreation pursuits available to the public. Read more

Concerned Mountain Biker

VIDEO | Mountain bike rider voices concerns about proposed Mt Bike trails in Mt Canobolas SCA

https://www.facebook.com/bathurstclimateaction/videos/1118929721588580/ Orange City Council is pushing for 63km of mountain bike tracks in the State Conservation Area (managed by National Parks) on Mt Canobolas. This area was set aside to protect natural values and threatened species. It was NOT set…