We harvest, commercially sell and sustainably regrow timber from Victoria’s State forests under a mandate from the Victorian government.
Our planning process is extensive, with a particular focus on conservation values. And all work is undertaken by highly skilled foresters.
Each tree we harvest is replanted and regrown with the original species. We apply extensive protections for protected species, as well as protecting waterways and soils.
Coupes are harvested according to a coupe plan designed specifically for that area of forest.
This plan specifies the requirements to be followed during an operation and includes the final results from pre-harvest surveys and how the operation is to be conducted. These plans are accompanied by detailed maps produced using GIS software.
Important areas for conservation, habitat retention, access and other important factors are described, mapped and monitored before during and after a harvest operation
Coupes are harvested by experienced contractors under the direction and management of experienced professional foresters. Specialist skills are required to ensure an operation works smoothly. These skills include machinery operation, biodiversity protection, quality assurance and safety management.
More Information on VicForests Harvesting systems can be found here.