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

Mark your calendars for April 11, 2016 and join us at the Island Resort and Casino in Harris, MI for excellent speakers, exhibitors, and the opportunity to network with other industry professionals.



Thank you to all sponsors, staff, exhibitors, volunteers, attendees, and all who helped make the 2015 Great Lakes Logging & Heavy Equipement Expo a success!

Set your calendar for next year!
September 8-10, 2016 at the Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh, WI

Click Here for A List of Oshkosh Hotels
Hope to see you there!


Forest Industry Myths - Debunked


Talk of the Town Interview on CW57


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

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