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Mount Canobolas bike paths ‘can be environmentally-sensitive’ | Central Western Daily



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Orange mayor Reg Kidd has called on an environmentalist group opposed to mountain biking on Mount Canobolas to provide more information to back their claims. Canobolas Conservation Alliance president Dr Colin Bower has just released a report, compiled from a series of past studies of the Mount Canobolas environment, which says mountain biking in the State Conservation Area of the mountain will have a “significant negative impact on biodiversity.” Orange City Council has since released preliminary findings stating there is room on the mountain for an environmentally-sensitive bike park. Cr Kidd said a team of environmental scientists, archaelogists and specialist track designers had begun an independent assessment of…

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