ATV Roundup: Managing motorized recreation in Alberta

ATV Roundup: Managing motorized recreation in Alberta

ImageATV Roundup: Managing motorized recreation in Alberta


Published in Wildlands Advocate, April 2012
By Adam Driedzic, Staff Counsel, Environmental Law Centre

The first time I went into the Ghost watershed there were 15 centimetres of fresh snow on the ground and it was still falling. The only other vehicle going my way was hauling a “quad” (All-Terrain Vehicle, or ATV), which reminded me why this was my first trip to one of the most popular areas on the Eastern Slopes. The law states that we are all welcome on public land, but assumptions persist that some users are more welcome than others.

To read the full article and the rest of the April issue, visit the Alberta Wilderness Association website.




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