Region: Ballarat

Legal Number: LEGL/94-13

Plantation: Mt.Alexandra

Conservation Priority: Low

Plantation within AKD Softwoods area of supply.

Plantation within SPE Exports (Geelong) area of supply.

Plantation locations marked with yellow dots on this image. Western side of Mt Alexandra near Harcourt.

Plantation to revert back to Crown Ownership 1/1/15.

Click here for map of Hancocks' Ballarat region plantations.

Declared Water Catchment Area: Plantation lies within Cairn Curran Proclaimed Water Catchment. Proclaimed 30/5/62.

Ex Gold Mine Area:

Herbicides Used by Hancock in Pine Plantations - Ballarat Region Victoria

Herbicide Label Rate max as kg/ha Used to control Notes Application
Clopyralid 2.55 Woody Weeds Highly Toxic/Potential Ground water Contaminant air or ground
Glufosinate Ammonium 1 Woody Weeds    
Glyphosate 3.6 Herbaceous and woody weeds, noxious weeds    
Hexazinone 4 Woody Weeds Ground Water Contaminant Aerial, ground, spot
Metsulfuron-Methyl 0.06 Woody Weeds, Noxious Weeds Potential Ground Water Contaminant Aerial, ground or spot
Triclopyr 3 Woody and Noxious Weeds   Ground, spot, basal bark


Click here for map of North Central Water Supply Catchments

Responsible Authority: Mount Alexandra Shire Council

Catchment Managment Authority: North Central Catchment Management Authority.

Jan 03: Note proliferation of pine wildings regenerating into natural forest.

Hancock Watch Visit January 2003: Checked out southern portion of plantation. Noticed proliferation of pine wildings. Also noted poor quality of the plantation in general. It seemed rather neglected and run down.



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