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HVP manage more than 50,000ha of land for conservation purposes. These areas contain significant plant and animal species.
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HVP and our staff are involved in many communities in which we operate. We manage access through the recreational permit program.
Find out what is happening across our business.
Ballarat District - Fuel Reduction Burning Autumn 2017
HVP Plantations is planning Fuel Reduction Burns of both post-harvest residue in recently harvested forest sites and fuels in native vegetation blocks on HVP’s estate at Carngham, Cape Clear, Creswick & Invermay areas. These operations are planned for April to June 2017.
March 7, 2017
Plantation Harvest and Haulage at Deans Springs - Porepunkah
Harvest and Haulage activities for Deans Springs harvest of pine plantation - Porepunkah in April 2017
Community drop-in available at Punkah Pantry on 15 March 2017.
North East Aerial Fungicide Program
HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming fungicide operations in the plantations in the North East region of Victoria.
Timber Harvesting to commence on Back Germantown Rd
December 30, 2016
Merriang Plantation Harvest & Haulage- Summer Update
Harvest & Haulage operations in the Merriang Plantation are currently occurring across several catchments in the area, resulting in many exit/entry points for our log trucks on the Merriang Sth Rd. Please read on for details of key roads that will have haulage activity this summer.
February 1, 2017
Harvesting and Haulage Operations at Havilah
HVP Plantations wish to advise local residences of the pine plantation harvest towards the end of Havilah Road, Havilah.
November 22, 2016
Harvest and Haulage Operations at Moodys Hill Road, Maragle
HVP Plantations wish to advise local residences of the pine plantation harvest along Moodys Hill Road.
December 9, 2016
Aerial Fertiliser Program
HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming fertiliser operations in the plantations in North East Victoria. They will be occurring in the Warrenbayne, Toonbullups, Stanley, Ovens, Merriang, Bright, Morgans Creek, Kancoona, and Shelley Plantation areas.
November 22, 2016
Harvest and Haulage Operations at Yensches Road, Lankey's Creek
HVP Plantations wish to advise local residences of the planned pine plantation harvest at the end of Yensches Road, Lankey's Creek.
November 22, 2016
Harvesting and Haulage Operations at Sandy Creek, Walwa
HVP Plantations wish to advise local residences of the planned pine plantation harvest at the end of Sandy Creek Road.
November 15, 2016
Killara (Glenelg) Summer Harvesting Operations
Summer Harvest Moves to Lanes & Reads Plantations
HVP Plantations wish to advise that the annual Summer harvest program in the SW District has commenced and will continue at various locations until late Autumn next year.
November 14, 2016
Summer Harvesting Operations in Colac and Otways
Summer harvesting and haulage taking place in Otway district
September 19, 2016
Gippsland Spring 2016 Aerial Herbicide application
HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming herbicide operations in our plantations in Gippsland. The operation will see the control of weeds with herbicide application by helicopter. The properties involved have been either burnt in recent fires or harvested and have now being re-established to plantation. The operation usually takes less than 1 day to complete and is planned to take place between September to November, 2016. The program may be delayed if weather conditions are unsuitable.
December 22, 2016
Stanley Plantation Operations Rolling Update – Summer
The HVP Plantations would like to update the Stanley community about the continued timber harvesting program in the Stanley plantation.
This is the outlook between now and December.
• Thinning harvesting operations will continue to occur around Wooden Gate Road, Hillsborough Road and Twist Creek Road area for the summer.
• Log trucks will continue to use Mt Stanley Road, Mason’s Road and Red Hill Road out of the pine plantation.
• Road users will see intermittent log truck traffic on the above roads over the summer.
September 21, 2016
Cable Harvesting Returns to Wandiligong
HVP Plantations wish to advise the residents of Wandiligong that cable harvesting operations will be occurring in the Jagoes & Grenville Gully areas over the next three months.
Temporary road closures will be in place on Brown, Robinson & Moran Rd's to ensure the safety of public.
September 20, 2016
North East Post Plant Aerial Program
September 20, 2016
North East Aerial Fertliser Program
September 8, 2016
South West Post Plant Aerial Program
HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming herbicide operations in the plantations in the South Western region of Victoria.
August 19, 2016
Operations to commence in the Mystic Basin area.
HVP Plantations wish to advise that operational activity will be commencing in the Mystic Basin area of our Bright plantation over the next one to six months .
Harvesting in Yarrowee (Mt Helen) Plantation
Harvesting in our Yarrowee Plantation will commence early August 2016. The Clearfell operation will be located on Boak, Indicator, and Jones Roads, it is expected to run until December 2016. Harvesting and delivery contractors have been instructed to do their best to minimise, as far as is practical, the impacts on local residents.
May 25, 2016
Harvesting Recommences at Castlemaine
HVP Plantations will be recommencing harvesting of the Moonlight Flat (Castlemaine) Pine Plantation in June 2016. It is expected harvesting will continue until October 2016.
The Log haulage route will be exiting the northern end of the Plantation and will be travelling Plantation Road > Blakeley Road > Myring St > Midlands Highway.
If you have any queries on any aspect of the harvesting operation or would like to draw our attention to any relevant matters please contact HVP Plantations on 53390000.