Cudlee Creek fire recovery: Landowner assistance

10 February 2020 | Community forestry news

Owners of fire-affected private pine woodlots, windbreaks and small pine plantings and are encouraged to register their interest in recovery assistance.

PRIVATE PINE WOODLOTS
Owners of fire-affected woodlots greater than 3 hectares are encouraged to register their interest with ForestrySA who will undertake an assessment of the commercial viability of harvesting logs from the burnt woodlot.

Where woodlots are suitable for commercial harvest, ForestrySA will assist landowners sell log products into the local market over the next 12 months.

To register your interest, email merry.peter@forestrysa.com.au or call 0429 889 666.

WINDBREAKS AND SMALL PINE PLANTINGS
Landowners with fire-affected small pine plantings (greater than 20 paddock trees) are encouraged to register for assistance via calling the Cudlee Creek Fire Recovery Hotline on 1800 302 787.

Recovery options are likely to include seeking services from local arborist businesses and subject to landowner needs and site access, coordinating a program that uses specialist tree harvesting machinery to safely and efficiently fell trees, service trees into short logs and remove log material from site.

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