VicForests seeks community input
The TRP lists the areas available for timber harvesting over the next 3-5 years, their locations, the type of forest within and the method of harvesting that would be used in each one. VicForests also regrow all harvested areas with the same type of forest that was originally there. VicForests’ General Manager Stakeholders and Planning, Lachlan Spencer said that the TRP is updated every year. “Each year we remove areas that have successfully regrown or have been excluded, change the status of areas moving into the growing stage, and add areas previously identified as available for timber harvesting,” Mr Spencer said. The 2017 consultation period will be open from Monday 4 December 2017 to 12 January 2017. A schedule of proposed timber harvesting areas, maps indicating approximate locations and a feedback form for public comment are available at www.vicforests.com.au.
Submissions can also be provided via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or made in writing to: VicForests, GPO Box 191, Melbourne, 3001 during the specified feedback period.
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