Spring season opened as of Sunday
The Spring Firewood Collection Season for 2019 started at the across Victoria on Sunday 1 September and closes on Saturday 30 November.
Forest Fire Management Victoria’s (FFMVic) Murray Goldfields District Manager, Adrian Parker, says that there are still restrictions with the collection of firewood.
“People are also reminded that restrictions are still in place regarding firewood collection in Cohuna,” Mr Parker said.
“Only residents of Gannawarra Shire Council, Swan Hill Rural City, Loddon Shire and Shire of Campaspe area allowed to collect wood at the designated firewood collection area at Cohuna.
According to FFMVic, collection limits include taking a maximum of two cubic metres per person per day and a maximum of 16 cubic metres per household per financial year.
The felling of trees and cutting downed hollow logs for firewood is also prohibited, at all times of the year.