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 5-7, 2019

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

Industry News

6 January, 2019

From the President's Desk

Elections were held on December 5, 2018 at the GLTPA Board Meeting at which time I was elected President. I would like to acknowledge and thank our Executive Director, Henry Schienebeck, Past Presidents Max Ericson, Bill Hennigan, and Denny Olson, as well as our entire Board of Directors, for their guidance and leadership.

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6 January, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

While attending one of Governor Elect Ever’s budget roundtable events in December, it was apparent many attendees have concerns about natural resources. The resources of greatest concern were drinking water and energy. Nitrate concentration and CAFO's were the topics of concern for groundwater and access to wind and solar energy for individual homeowners was equally as important to attendees.

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6 January, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

AIn November Democrats were successful in obtaining the governorship by electing Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer, the office of the Attorney General (Dana Nessel) and the Office of the Secretary of State with Jacelyn Benson. Democrats re-elected U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and flipped two U.S. House seats.

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6 January, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Tony Evers says he will 'take any steps possible' to prevent GOP plan to take away his power

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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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