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Appeasing the Mountain Bikers
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2001
Just because someone is able to purchase a machine that lets them ride off-road, that is no reason that the public should be required to provide them a place to use it.
Equal Access to Our Parks for Bulldozer Racing
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
1999
Tthere have been some problems, such as some people riding recklessly, going off the designated trails, and even secretly constructing illegal trails. But those are a small minority of bulldozer rider...
The Impacts of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
A Review of the Literature
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2004
It is clear that mountain biking is harmful to some wildlife and people. No one, even mountain bikers, tries to deny that. Bikes create V-shaped ruts in trails, throw dirt to the outside on turns, cru...
Mountain Biking: Frequently Asked Questions
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2009
Why do people mountain bike, and what harms does it do?
Places in Need - Mountain Bike Damage
Article
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Trails are easily and seriously degraded by mountain bike use - especially when those bikes are ridden on wet or muddy trail.
The Psychology of Mountain Biking
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2000
The first thing one notices about mountain bikers is that they lie continually.
Trail Damage Caused by Irresponsible Mountain Bikers
McCree, Keith and Barbra
Article
Hiking Trails and Wildflowers
The damage caused by each mountain biker is much greater than that caused by a hiker, firstly because of the extra weight of the bike, and secondly because the soil is impacted continuously along the ...
Walkerton Tragedy
Connexipedia Article
Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.
Why Off-Road Bicycling Should be Prohibited
The Effects of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
1997
To most environmentalists, bicycles have always been the epitome of good. We are so used to comparing bikes to cars, that it never occurred to us that the bicycle would be ever used for anything bad. ...
Wildlife Need Habitat Off-Limits To Humans!
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
Environmentalism can most simply be defined as the extension of the Golden Rule to include other species. Wildlife must be given top priority, because they can't protect themselves from us.

Sources Bookshelf

Poison Spring
The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA
Vallianatos, Evaggelos; Jenkins, McKay
Book
2014
Vallianatos and Jenkins, after a 25-year stint at the Environmental Protection Agency, pull back the curtain on the watchdog agency's failure to guard public safety and monitor land use due to steady ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Their role "is to provide Canadians with high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to informed decision making, in support of sustainable development."
Environment Canada
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...


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