December, 2011

GLTPA Executive Director, Henry Schienebeck-  Greetings,Picking priorities can be a challenge all by itself whether on a personal level or an association level. Once priorities are set, sticking to them is another matter. Issues are multiplying at an exponential rate and as staff we rely heavily on the Board of Directors for guidance in what GLTPA will be involved in. The importance of being involved and making sure GLTPA members...
GLTPA President, Denny Olson- Perspectives on State DNR Timber Sale Stumpage Prices in the Lake States Two mail surveys were administered between August and September 2009. One was to buyers of DNR stumpage in the Lake States. The other was to DNR foresters in the three states responsible for establishing and administering timber tracts offered for sale. Each questionnaire asked the survey recipients to characterize how...
FISTA Contract Trainer, Lee Schauman- Have a Safe Christmas!! As Christmas approaches, a lot of anticipation and joys of the holidays sometime take away from the most basic safety steps to take to protect you and your family. Let’s just talk about a few of them. For those of you that use “real” Christmas trees, there are a few obvious steps to take to be reduce the possibility of fires. First, get a fresh tree and set...