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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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Lifecycle of Bright plantations continues

HVP Plantations is continuing the activities of a working forest to grow, care for, harvest and re-establish pine trees. All of our operations contribute to the overall plantation lifecycle. Harvesting is staggered across the landscape in a patchwork of age classes.

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South West Pre Plant Spray Program

May 2, 2018

South West Pre Plant Spray Program:
HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming herbicide operations in the plantations in the South Western region of Victoria.

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SW Fuel Reduction Burns

May 2, 2018

SW Fuel Reduction Burns:
HVP Plantations is planning Fuel Reduction Burns of post-harvest residue in recently harvested forest sites on HVP’s South West estate in the Rennick, Kentbruck, Weecurra, Hotspur & Digby areas. These operations are planned for May to June 2018.

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Cable harvesting at Tower Hill/Stackey Gully, Bright

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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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