Harvesting at Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park

Published on Tuesday, 13 February 2024 at 11:55:00 AM

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) would like to advise that harvesting of pine trees will soon occur in the plantation east of Nannup, on the south side of Brockman Highway, and will impact the Trails at the Tank 7 lookout as well as the Tank to Tank trail. 

Folly Plantation FPC Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park Harvesting Trails Impacted

The pines area bound by Lindsay Road, Brockman Road and Brockman highway will be closed from 5 March 2024 for the duration of the pine harvesting operation. To maintain public safety, access to the worksite will be prohibited.

Folly Plantation FPC Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park harvesting area.

The harvesting operation is expected to take approximately six weeks. Work will be undertaken by authorised contractors working on behalf of the FPC.

Logs will be transported to the timber mill by trucks. Trucks will enter and exit Lindsay Road and Brockman Road from Brockman Highway.

Prior to and during the operation, work to improve the roads throughout the plantation will occur.

The FPC is working closely with the Shire of Nannup and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) to ensure that the harvest area is maintained as a safe worksite and that nearby recreational trail usage is managed to mitigate safety risks. Please be aware there will be heavy machinery and haulage active along plantation roads associates with the pine harvesting operation.

For more information on the Folly plantation harvesting operation, please contact the FPC on (08)9725 5288 or email info@fpc.wa.gov.au

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