“One of the greatest threats to conservation may be declining public support due to fewer people engaged in outdoor recreation.”

The title was taken from the conclusion notes in a 2009 study by the Nature Conservancy.  And yet, there is a whole crop of up and coming people becoming engaged through mountain biking.  Here is a link to a recent article in Elevation Outdoors Magazine that discusses the need for new blood in the conservation movement.  It certainly challenges a common misnomer about mountain bikers as a user group.

Mountain Biking and Conservation Groups Teaming Up

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