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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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Plantation Harvest and Haulage at Deans Springs - Porepunkah

April 24, 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 Fuel Reduction Burns

April 23, 2017

HVP Plantations is planning Fuel Reduction Burns of post-harvest residue in recently harvested forest sites on HVP’s estate near Myrtleford, Stanley, Shelley, Warrenbayne and Tolmie. These operations are planned for April to June 2017. 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.

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SW Fuel Reduction Burns

April 20, 2017

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.

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North East Pre-plant Aerial Weed Control Operations

March 28, 2017

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

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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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