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CLP Provides Training and Educational Opportunities to Maine Loggers since 1991

Mechanical CLPs enjoy a Workers Compensation rate that is 48% less than non-certified mechanical loggers. The conventional CLP logging rate is 83% less than in 1988.

Nominate a Logger for CLP’s Logger of the Year

We are accepting nominations for our 2022 CLP Loggers of the Year program. This year we will select three winners for the Mechanical, Conventional, and Contractor/Supervisor categories.

Nominations are due by November 15, 2022.

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CLP News

Mike St. Peter Receives Abby Holman Public Service Award
Mike St. Peter, the primary safety instructor for Maine TREE’s Certified Logging Professional program, received the Maine Forest Products Council Abby Holman Public Service Award …
Carmel Arborist & Logger Wins 2022 Game of Logging Competition
2022 Game of Logging Winner Tyler McIntosh receiving the prize for winning the competition The 27th Game of Logging competition (GOL) was held in …
Certified Logging Professional’s 2022 Spring Training Season
Steve Laweryson providing conventional loggers information for the recertification session held at the University of Maine Forest in May. The Certified Logging Professional Program completed a …
2021 CLP Loggers of the Year
Kirby McCarthy – 2021 CLP Conventional Logger of the Year Recognition in this business doesn’t just fall from the trees. You must earn it. …
CLP’s 2022 Spring Certification Schedule
The Certified Logging Professional program’s spring schedule is now posted and registration is open! Click the button below to find the initial certification and …
Mike Thurlow’s Team – Do Their Job!
(Left to Right) Jan Santerre, Mike Thurlow, Teri Coolong, & Andy Wood It was a sunny, breezy, and cold day with wind chill in …