Attack on Alberta riding areas?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by fasteer, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. fasteer

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    http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Pr...ional_land_usage_in_Southern_Alberta/?kKMIjeb

    South Saskatchewan refers to the river, not the province.

    https://www.landuse.alberta.ca/Land...ry Council Advice to Government - 2011-03.pdf

    70 pages of vague motherhood statements.

    And this:

    6.4.4.10 Unmanaged recreation activities that do not demonstrate stewardship and respect for the natural environment, other values and land uses should not be permitted on public lands.
    *Motorized recreation, including rallies and races, should not be permitted on public lands unless authorized on designated trails, routes or areas;
    *Motorized activities should not be permitted in riparian areas or wetlands, and mud bogging should be prohibited on public lands; and
    *Unmanaged camping should not be permitted on public lands unless authorized in designated areas.
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  2. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    It's coming. :(

    I know a bit about this and am considering an 'idea' to help mitigate this. Any investors in the house?
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  3. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Strong words in that writeup :(
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  4. two trackin fool

    two trackin fool Long timer

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    Trust Me

    Do what you can once it starts they don't stop ! We have lost tons of ridding area in Michigan ! The orginized clubs have help to slow it down but the DNR keeps picking away .

    Most of are issue is Urban spraw ... Good luck


    :cry:cry:cry:cry
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  5. NaeKid

    NaeKid Ancient member, eh?

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    They already did it to IndianGraves, did it to Waiparous ... and they are looking at doing it again and again till there is nothing left for us ...
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  6. motrhed

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    This issue of closing public lands to a segment of the population must be stopped.
    Please check out this online petition regardless of wether you ride in Southern Alberta or not... read it, sign it.
    http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Pr...ional_land_usage_in_Southern_Alberta/?kKMIjeb
    This is happening today in Southern Alberta and we must put up a fight to help prevent the closures from spreading to the rest of the province. As mentioned, the closures affect more than just off-road vehicles (2 wheel/4 wheel), it also restricts random camping, hunting, fishing, exploring, etc.
    There are land misuse/abuse issues in certain areas that I do not condone, but closing 99.5% of the land to motorized/camping/hunting/fishing access is not the solution.
    Please pass this on to anyone you know that enjoys riding and camping in the backcountry. Regardless of where they live or play... they may want to enjoy the wilds of Alberta someday... let's try to keep that option open to everyone!
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  12. RockyDS

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    ditto ...
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