Legal Number: LEGL/93-103
Plantation showing original plantation date. 1969 section replanted 2002/3.
Conservation Priority: High
Plantation located in Giffard Groundwater Management Area
September 2003: This plantation contains a large portion of native forest (possibly 50 ha) in its south west corner.
This plantation was very likely to be aerially sprayed with 2,4,5-T in 1969. The Dioxin TCDD may still exist in soil in this plantation. For more historical data on 2,4,5-T click here. For more information concerning the continuing health crisis concerning 2,4,5-T please forward to here.
Herbicides Used by Grand Ridge Plantations - Strzelecki Ranges and Gippsland Victoria
Responsible Authority: Wellington Shire Council
Plantation Catchment: flat - drains southwards
September 2003: Native vegetation within the plantation boundary.
Catchment Managment Authority: West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.
Septmber 2003: Some replanting of this plantation has occurred in the south east portion of the land holding. In this photo a young pine tree is seen competing with Kunzea Ericoides (plant on left) and Gahnia (reed like plant). These plants are regardde by plantation managers as weeds and will very likely be poisoned with herbicides.