October, 2011

GLTPA Executive Director, Henry Schienebeck- Greetings, Congratulations to the Northwest Region of the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association for being nominated and receiving a 2011 Friends of Education Award. The Northwest Region has been consistently doing a Log A Load event for the past several years and have ultimately subjected over 5,000 students to the truth of forest management. Terry Peters accepted the award on behalf...
FISTA Contract Trainer, Lee Schauman- A gas powered pole saw can be a very useful piece of equipment when used properly for all your fall pruning of bushes and trees around the yard. When a lot of pruning is necessary, it can help reduce operator fatigue as the power head does the work.To operate a pole saw safely, an operator must become familiar with the type and model of pole saw being used. Always read the owner’s manual...