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 Closures Thursday 17th & Friday 18th January

January 16, 2018

Due to forest conditions leading to increased fire risk, the following HVP Plantations are closed (full day closure) to all community and recreation access.

Thursday 17th January: Castlemaine plantations; and South West (Rennick, Kentbuck, Mt Gambier)

Friday 18th January: Ballarat plantations; Castlemaine plantations; Woodend, Fingerpost, Railway & Macedon; and South West (Rennick, Kentbuck, Dartmoor, Mt Gambier)

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North East Fungicide Program Jan 2018

December 12, 2017

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

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North East Spring 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, Carboor, Bright, Wandiligong, Porepunkah, Narbethong, Buxton and Shelley Plantation areas.

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Timber Harvesting & Road Closure - Aire Valley Plantation

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Mountain Mist (Quinns Gap) - Bright plantation harvest

November 8, 2017

Pine plantation harvest near Mountain Mist Court in the Quinns Gap Plantation. Conducted by HVP Plantations.

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