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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.
May 25, 2017
Bright/Porepunkah thinning, on Back Porepunkah Road
Thinning is set to commence opposite the golf course in late May.
May 9, 2017
North East 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, Toombullups, Stanley, Ovens, Merriang, Bright, Morgans Creek, Kancoona, and Shelley Plantation areas.
April 24, 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.
May 19, 2017
North East Fuel Reduction Burns
HVP Plantations is planning Fuel Reduction Burns of post-harvest residue in recently harvested forest sites on HVP’s estate near Myrtleford and Stanley. These operations are planned for May. The timing of each burn is dependent on site and weather conditions. HVP Plantations is a registered brigade with the CFA and maintains a fleet of firefighting resources and appropriately trained and skilled staff. All burns will be registered with VicFire and relevant authorities and neighbours will be notified prior to ignition of each area.
April 20, 2017
SW Fuel Reduction Burns
HVP Plantations is planning Fuel Reduction Burns of post-harvest residue in recently harvested forest sites on HVP’s estate at Rennick, Bahgallah, Weecurra, Milltown & Digby areas. These operations are planned for April to June 2017.
April 1, 2017
Stanley Plantation Operations Rolling Update – Autumn to Winter
HVP Plantations would like to update the Stanley and Beechworth communities about the continued timber harvesting and log haulage program in the Stanley plantation.
The outlook between now and July is:
• Thinning harvesting operations will continue to occur around Wooden Gate Road and Twist Creek Road area.
• A clear-fall operation will occur in the Wooden Gate Road area for approximately four to six weeks.
• Log trucks will continue to use Mason’s Road and Red Hill Road for entry and exit of the pine plantation.
• Road users will see intermittent log truck traffic on the above roads. There may also be occasional log truck traffic seen on Mt Stanley Road.
• A private pine plantation along the Stanley Road will also be thinned. These logs will be transported towards Stanley, and then into the plantation along Hurdle Flat Road.
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.
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.
November 14, 2016
Summer Harvesting Operations in Colac and Otways
Summer harvesting and haulage taking place in Otway district
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.