About The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) has provided proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo

U.P. State Fairgrounds, Escanaba, MI

September 9-11, 2021

Admission - $10 per person, valid for all 3 days of the show

Industry News

5 July, 2021

From the President's Desk

Well Memorial Day has long past, and the 4th of July is upon us. The summer is in full swing. We have had some above normal temperatures here at home and some very high temperatures in the west and northwestern United States which could be the set up for another destructive fire season.

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5 July, 2021

GLTPA's Director's Notes

It was one of those 85-degree day evenings as Laurie and I were sitting on our deck watching kayaks leisurely floating past our house on the Pelican River by Rhinelander. As we were discussing events of the workday, the wind picked up producing a cooling breeze and the little ornament pictured here, which hangs from the eve, caught my eye.

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5 July, 2021

Product Showcase

PONSSE Manager takes you to the next level of digitalization in timber harvesting PONSSE Manager is a data management system created to provide forest entrepreneurs with vital and timely information about their operations. Manager keeps the entrepreneur up to date on machine health and efficiency across the entire fleet.

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5 July, 2021

Feature Article

“Fighting Fire with Fire: Bringing prescribed fire back to the land helps prevent wildfires and keeps forests healthy for recreation and industry” By Emily Mills, Media & PR Manager for The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin Mention wildfires and most people think of the infernos out West. It may surprise some to know, however, that the deadliest wildfire in U.S. history happened right here in Wisconsin, with the Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

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The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA)

Provides proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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