November, 2011

  GLTPA President,Denny Olson- The following in a letter to Congressman Reid Ribble from GLTPA in support of HR 2898  Congressman Reid Ribble1513 Longworth HOBWashington DC 20515 Dear Congressman Ribble, The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) would like to offer the following letter of support for HR 2898, Regulation Moratorium and Jobs Preservation Act of 2011. The GLTPA is an organization of...
GLTPA Executive Director, Henry Schienebeck- Greetings,  Following is a presentation given on behalf of GLTPA at the 2nd National Forest Conference ( the first was in Quinnesec last June) held at Nicolet College in Rhinelander, WI on October 17th 2011. Journalist Mike Monte will have a full report in the next issue of the TPA so be sure to read his article in December. Thanks to the hard work done by the Congressional offices of...
FISTA Contract Trainer,Lee Schauman- This month’s article will be short and to the point, but it is a very important safety issue that most of us do not take seriously until it’s too late. Releasing spring poles or branches under pressure is a very dangerous process that requires a specific technique in order to protect you from getting seriously injured. The safest way to release a spring pole is to shave a sufficient...