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

27 May, 2020

From the President's Desk

As I sit here today to offer my monthly update, I must admit that I am finding it extremely difficult to determine what best to include during these uncertain times. The situation remains so fluid that what appears to be completely relevant today may not be so by the time you read this.

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27 May, 2020

GLTPA's Director's Notes

We will start this month with a story which was shared several articles ago and it applies to the current situation and challenges being faced in today’s reality. The story is called “The Difference Between Rich and Poor People.” One day the father of a very wealthy family took his son to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a poor family.

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27 May, 2020

Michigan Legislative Update

On April 9 Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) extended Michigan’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order to April 30. As of this writing, Michigan appears to be seeing potential early signs of a flattening curve of new statewide coronavirus cases.

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27 May, 2020

Wisconsin Legislative Update

In the race to succeed former Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wausau) to represent Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District, State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) won his primary election against former US Senator Ron Johnson staff member Jason Church (R-Hudson). Senator Tiffany captured nearly 60% of the vote in the Republican Primary.

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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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