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 March, 2019

From the President's Desk

As I write this article in the middle of February, we are getting snow storm after snow storm on top of the so called polar vortex we just experienced. It seems to me that we're simply having the kind of winter which was considered normal in years past. That said, spring is just around the corner so it's time to start planning your attendance to the GLTPA Spring Celebration at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, WI.

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6 March, 2019

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Shortly after being nominated for the position, Wisconsin DOT Secretary Nominee Craig Thompson assembled the Transportation Stakeholder Task Force. (TSTF) We're very thankful and appreciative that Secretary Thompson recognizes the value of forestry for Wisconsin and invited GLTPA to participate on the Task Force regarding one of industries top issues; transportation.

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6 February, 2019

Michigan Legislative Update

Dozen of legislators celebrated the 2018 Lame Duck session by hanging their own ornament on a $379.5 million General Fund Christmas Tree spending bill. The bill retained most of Governor Rick Snyder's original requests, but legislators added some $200 million in special legislative projects for their districts.

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6 March, 2019

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Estimate: Wisconsin Will Have $1.8B In New Revenue For Next Budget

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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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