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Ta Ann Final Report 2011 Web

Ta Ann Final Report 2011 Web

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PC017C is a 64 hectare clear-felling operation in the
Picton Valley, Huon District forests. Tis logging
unit is part of a forest area excised from the Hartz
Mountains National Park in 1976. Clearfell cable
logging has contributed to the degradation of valuable
native forest in the Picton River catchment area.

case studies

Coupe PC017C, Picton Valley

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Prior to logging PC017C contained pristine tall
Eucalyptus obliqua forest recommended for inclusion
in the adjacent Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage
Area. Te forest contained habitat for the endangered
Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle, Mt Mangana stag
beetle, Tasmanian devil, masked owl, spoted-tail quoll
and potential nesting habitat for the swif parrot.111
A clearfell cable logging that commenced
in 2010 and ceased in 2011.

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