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Protecting a multiple-use forest for future generations.
Picture of mature trees in Park Falls, Wisconsin

Spring Celebration Information

Talk of the Town Interview on CW57

If A Tree Falls In The Forest . . .
We Are The Ones Who Hear It.


What is the purpose of the
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association?

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) works to ensure forest management best practices are observed in order to strengthen and support the forest products industry in Michigan and Wisconsin. We directly engage with lobbyists to actively address local, state and federal issues affecting the forest products industry. In advocating for the forestry community, GLTPA works closely with numerous organizations:

American Loggers Council

Federal Forest Resource Association

Forest Resource Association

Michigan Association of Timbermen

Michigan Forest Products Council

Michigan Towns Association

Ruffed Grouse Society

Trees for Tomorrow

Wisconsin County Forests Association

Wisconsin Paper Council

Wisconsin Towns Association

GLTPA Reaching Out On Discover Wisconsin

Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association has partnered with Discover Mediaworks to promote the importance of the forest industry in providing healthy forests and strong economic growth in the Great Lakes region and local communities.  Read more . . .

GLTPA Needs Your Input! Rate Your Interactions with Michigan and Wisconsin DNR Employees

GLTPA is working with the MI and WI DNR to identify and address areas where the DNR is doing well and areas for improvement. But we need solid data…this is where we need your help!

GLTPA is asking you to send us feedback on your interactions with the MI and/or WI DNR employees– the good, the bad, we want it all. Thank you for your participation.

Click here to read more and complete the MI and WI DNR Employee Interaction Survey

2015 Spring Celebration

Spring Conference Exhibitor Packet

Registration Form

Join us at the 2015 Spring Meeting in Green Bay, WI.

Reserve a room at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, WI

Hotel reservation information

Spring Celebration Agenda


The Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo, September 10-12, 2015

The Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipment Expo is a 3-day expo that takes place September 10-12. The 2015 Expo will be held in Escanaba, Michigan. For more information . . .