RECREATIONAL MOTORBIKES & 4WD
Recreational motorbikes and 4WD vehicles have caused severe damage to the Forest in past years. Control methods
by the police and rangers have been partially successful in eliminating much of this activity, but the problem is still
an ongoing concern. The provision of legal places for motorized vehicles to use for their recreational pastime is
a priority in managing this issue.
Mountain bike use in the Forest is increasing, and with it the problem of illegal activity off main tracks.
Severe damage is done by riders who use virgin slopes causing the breaking of the soil surface which leads to
CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE SUCH AS POWERLINES
Clearing well established trees for the construction of infrastructure such as powerlines further threatens the habitat
of hollow-dependent wildlife.