Conducting private native forestry

The EPA has developed guidelines and videos to provide further information to operators and landholders conducting native forestry operations.

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On 25 August 2017, new legislative arrangements commenced for private native forestry. It should be noted that some references on the EPA's website and any publications may now be outdated. These documents will be progressively updated by the EPA to ensure current legislative arrangements are reflected. More detail about changes can be found here.

The EPA’s technical video series provides information on a range of issues including constructing drainage features and roll-over soil banks, silviculture and protecting threatened ecological communities.

Videos 1-5: Protecting threatened species and their habitat, old growth forest and rainforest.

Videos 6-9: Threatened ecological communities

Videos 10-13: Tips on constructing different types of drainage

Video 14: Removing earth windrows to avoid soil erosion

Videos 15-18: Constructing a roll-over soil bank

Videos 19-22: Constructing and using simple infrastructure such as log and timber bridges

Videos 23-25: Snig tracks and log dumps

Videos 26-29: Silviculture and forest management

There are also introductory videos for people getting started in private native forestry.

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