May, 2011

The Great Lakes Timber Professional Association is proud to announce the 2010-2011 College of Natural Resources Rendezvous Scholarship Award Winner through the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.     Meet Angela Grosskreutz- My name is Angela Grosskreutz, I am 33 years old and have two daughters Megan, 12 and Ashley, 9. I am majoring in Forest Management, Forestry Administration and Utilization and also have a minor in soils. I...
Greetings,Headlines: Environmental Protection Agency Seeks to Destroy family values by Abusing Regulatory Powers. It sounds almost impossible to think that a country with the freedoms we enjoy in the United States of America could see so much control over our daily lives, placed in the hands of one governmental agency, or is it?  Last month we reported according to the US Chamber of Commerce we (the U.S. citizens) spent more than 1.7...
Experience as shown us that the bore cut or plunge cut is best suited for staying in control of the tree instead of the tree controlling the sawyer. It also makes directional felling much more predictable and generally produces better quality butt logs because of the reduction of stump pull, fracturing, and side scarring. To use this technique however, it is strongly suggested that professional training be a prerequisite. Without proper training...