3 September 2018
ABC News

Mountain bike tourism beats a path to Mount Canobolas, but boom could have conservation downsides

With Derby, Meydena, Mount Buller and Falls Creek well established in the global mountain biking tourism boom, central west New South Wales is stepping up with a proposal for a 63-kilometre trail network on Orange’s Mount Canobolas. … A 1672-hectare state conservation area (SCA), Mt .. Dr Richard Medd, a former government ecologist, said he had grave concerns for the proposed trail development’s ecological consequences …