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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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Smoko harvest: Winter 2020

June 17, 2020

HVP's Smoko Plantation (located between Harrietville and Bright) will be harvested in Winter 2020 and replanted with a new crop of trees in 2021.

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North East Foliar Sampling Program using Firearms

June 11, 2020

HVP Northern Region will shortly be commencing our annual foliar sampling program to determine the nutritional requirements of our plantation.

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North East Autumn Aerial Fertiliser Program

April 16, 2020

HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming fertiliser operations in the plantations in North East Victoria. They will be occurring in the Warrenbayne, Toombullups, Newtons, Stanley, Bright, Merriang, Rose River, Ovens, Narbethong, Kinglake and Shelley Plantation areas.

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Gippsland Region Silvicultural Burns Autumn 2020

April 15, 2020

Public announcement regarding silvicultural burning activities.

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Mt Macedon harvest & haulage operations to recommence

December 18, 2019

Harvesting and haulage operation due to start in January.

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