Legal collection of firewood will begin on Sunday, but restrictions will remain in Cohuna.
Only residents of Gannawarra Shire Council, Swan Hill Rural City, Loddon Shire and Shire of Campaspe can collect wood at the designated area at Cohuna.
People should only collect firewood from designated collection areas in State forests where collection is allowed and is for personal use only and cannot be sold, Forest Fire Management Victoria's Adrian Parker said.
"It is important to stay within collection limits, which are in place to prevent households stockpiling large volumes of firewood from public land and denying others a supply.
"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."
People cannot fell trees or cutting downed hollow logs for firewood, Mr Parker said.
Those collecting outside designated collection areas or season or taking too much can face fines of up to $8,261 or imprisonment.
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