June 13, 2008 – SNOWMOBILING AND WILDLIFE
The Question: How does snowmobiling impact wildlife?
CCSO Position: The position of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations CCSO) is that interactions with wildlife are part of the recreational experience and as such snowmobilers have a responsibility to play a role and participate in the management and stewardship of the land and its inhabitants.
June 9, 2007 – THE BENEFITS OF ORGANIZED SNOWMOBILING
The Question: What is organized snowmobiling and how does it benefit society?
CCSO Position: The position of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations on the benefits of organized snowmobiling is that organized snowmobiling provides significant economic, social, health, charitable, recreational and tourism benefits nationally, provincially and locally, and is also the cornerstone of the snowmobile industry.
June 9, 2007 – SNOWMOBILING AND FLORA & FAUNA
The Question: How does snowmobiling interact with flora and fauna?
CCSO Position: The position of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations on snowmobiling and flora and fauna is that any interaction tends to be minimal and easily mitigated through ongoing stewardship efforts. The CCSO encourages Canadian snowmobilers to embrace cleaner, quieter, advanced technology snowmobiles.
June 9, 2007 – SNOWMOBILING AND SAFETY
The Question: How safe is snowmobiling?
CCSO Position: The position of the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations on snowmobiling and safety is that snowmobiling is a safe recreational activity enjoyed by many Canadians. All snowmobilers are personally responsible for their own safety and for riding with care and control at all times, and for ensuring that accompanying children and passengers participate in a legal manner appropriate to their age and level of experience while practiced in compliance with the rules and regulations. Like any other off-road, motorized experience, snowmobiling has inherent risks, because it takes place in an unpredictable and uncontrollable natural setting that demands constant rider preparedness, vigilance, caution, unimpaired reaction and smart choice