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 75 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

RESCH Expo Complex, Green Bay, WI

September 8-10, 2022

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

Industry News

5 January 2022

From the President's Desk

We are at the beginning of a New Year and I hope everyone had a Merry and Blessed Christmas. It is always a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. The New Year may prove to have its challenges for most Americans and small businesses. Inflation continues to be a huge problem since it has reached a thirty nine year high.

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5 January 2022

GLTPA's Director's Notes

Greetings, 2021 came with its hurdles and there were also some positives. One of those positives was getting the nations loggers and truckers recognized as an important part of the workforce to harvest and deliver raw material for the benefit of everyone’s daily life.

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5 January 2022

Feature Article

Forest carbon in the Lake States: An Introduction. By Matthew Russell; Extension Specialist, University of Minnesota. One of the many benefits that trees provide is removing carbon dioxide from the air. Carbon dioxide is the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.

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5 January 2022

Feature Article

Biochar: An Emerging Market For Underutilized Woody Biomass By Collin Buntrock, DNR Forest Products Services Team Leader. What Is Biochar? Biochar is a high-carbon product made from organic material that is generally produced through a process called pyrolysis.

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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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