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.

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Industry News

16 December, 2019

From the President's Desk

On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, Congressman Mike Gallagher, sponsor of H.R. 2453, The Safe Routes Act, occupied the passenger's seat of Algoma Lumber's Freightliner log truck. His purpose; to witness firsthand the experience of leaving a perfectly good 4-lane non-congested road to travel through pedestrian laden downtown streets in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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16 December, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Human nature is a marvelous thing that is sometimes positive and helpful and sometimes not so much. Letter writing is a very good example of how human nature can take an issue and use a positive spin or negative spin to achieve a desired outcome.

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16 December, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

As I sit down here in early November to write an article updating GLTPA members on what is new in Lansing since last month, I am reminded of a lyric made famous in pop culture by Peter Noone, lead singer and frontman of the 1960s British pop group Herman's Hermits. In their 1965 second U.S. Billboard #1 hit, "I'm Henry the Eighth, I Am, Noone famously shouts, "Second verse, same as the first!"

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16 December, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

At the end of October, State Assembly Representative Jeff Mursau (R-Crivitz), chairman of the Assembly Committee on Forestry, Parks and Outdoor Recreation held an informational hearing on the Wisconsin Forest Practices Study (WFPS) and Mass Timber.

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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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