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Operations Update

HVP have a vision of respecting our communities and having them value us. For this to occur we need to get better at telling our story of economic growth and community support.  Our staff identify with the adage ‘We do the right thing when no-one is watching.’ This resonates with us, it is a true reflection of the role of the Australian forester.  Our staff are passionate about what we do. We love forests, we live in forests, and we depend on a healthy and sustainable environment to work, earn and live.

On any given day HVP staff may be responsible for more than one hundred operations taking place across our estate. All necessary to ensure we are able to continue supplying our customers with the wood they need to make the products people use every day.

These updates are of operations we consider will have significant general community interest. We also provide notification directly to our neighbours immediately adjacent to harvesting coupes, aerial operations and where we have to undertake burning for residue or fuel reduction.

Please note this is not an exhaustive list of all current operations across the estate.

Should you have further queries or suggestions in relation to these operations please contact us via the contact tab at the top of this page.

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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.

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Plantation Harvest and Haulage at Deans Springs - Porepunkah

March 7, 2017

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.

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North East Aerial Fungicide Program

HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming fungicide operations in the plantations in the North East region of Victoria.

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Timber Harvesting to commence on Back Germantown Rd

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Merriang Plantation Harvest & Haulage- Summer Update

December 30, 2016

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.

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