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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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North East Aerial Wattle Control Programme October 2019

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

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North East Post-Plant Granular Aerial Herbicide Programme

HVP wish to advise of upcoming granular herbicide operations in the North East Region of Victoria.

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First load out of HVP with PBS A-double

August 29, 2019

Western Regions first Road Train has hauled 4 bunks of 6 metre sawlog products in Mt Gambier. Performance-Based Standards (PBS) vehicles are designed to perform their tasks as productively, safely and sustainably as possible, and to operate on networks that are appropriate for their level of performance.

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Buckland Valley: Thinning Winter-Spring 2019

July 30, 2019

UPDATED details: Thinning operation in the Buckland Valley, Winter-Spring 2019.

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Gippsland Silviculture Burns

July 24, 2019

HVP Plantations will be conducting silviculture burns in Yallourn North, Glengarry, Glengarry West, Tyers and Traralgon on Thursday 25 July and Friday 26 July. Smoke will be visible from Moe, Newborough, Maryvale, Morwell.

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