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 10-12, 2020

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

Industry News

20 February, 2020

From the President's Desk

On Saturday, January 11, 2020 I attended a surprise retirement party for Ernie Vallier from Ernie Vallier Trucking in St. Ignace, MI which was hosted by Northland Harvesting in Newberry, MI. Ernie is a well-known log truck owner/operator who has logged more than 45 million miles in his almost 50-year career.

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20 February, 2020

GLTPA's Director's Notes

On December 3rd, 2019 GLTPAs South Region headed up by board members Scott Koerner and Aaron Burmeister held their regional meeting at the River Rail Banquet Hall in Shiocton. Prior to the meeting attendees where provided a tour at Shiocton Cut Stock Lumber which is located within a stones throw of the meeting place.

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27 February, 2020

Michigan Legislative Update

With the holidays behind us, the Michigan Legislature is back in session. Road funding is once again likely to dominate both budget work and policy discussions as Governor Whitmer prepares to deliver her second State of the State address on January 29.

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20 February, 2020

Wisconsin Legislative Update

As we enter the final two months of the 2019-2020 Legislative Session, Wisconsins political leaders assessed what has been accomplished so far, and what they would like to still get done.

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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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