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 9-11, 2021

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

Industry News

29 July, 2020

From the President's Desk

The question is ‘What is GLTPA doing for its members to aid in some sort of recovery to keep loggers and log truckers in business?’ In my travels, I’ve often heard wood buyers and loggers alike agree that the Lake States Region cannot afford to lose any more wood consuming facilities especially if the goal is to maintain the region’s great forests in a sustainable manner while providing good paying jobs.

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29 July, 2020

GLTPA's Director's Notes

The book “1913” written by Oliver DeMille leaves no denying it was a year which hosted a turning point away from American Freedom. According to the book three historical events happened in 1913 and another several years later in 1936.

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29 July, 2020

Michigan Legislative Update

Michigan continues to make significant progress with respect to slowing the spread of new coronavirus infections. While we are not yet out of the woods (sorry, I couldn’t resist), the continued decrease in new positive cases statewide has allowed the entire state to move into phase 4 (Medium Risk/Improving) of the Governor’s “MI Safe Start Plan”, with the U.P. and most of the Northern Lower Peninsula moving last month into phase 5 (Low Risk/Containing).

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29 July, 2020

Wisconsin Legislative Update

Technically, the 2019-2020 Wisconsin State Legislative Session ended on March 26th, the last “Regular Session” day for the two-year legislative calendar. The Wisconsin State Assembly concluded its work; however, the Wisconsin State Senate was scheduled for at least one more session day prior the COVID-19 pandemic shutting things down in Wisconsin.

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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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