Processor felling a balsam fir tree

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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.

CLP News

2023 Year in Review
At Maine TREE Foundation, forest-based education and workforce development were key themes in 2023. With a dedicated and creative staff, we accomplished a great …
33rd Annual CLP Banquet
"The program was inspiring," said an attendee as they departed the Annual Certified Logging Professional Banquet. Maine's Logging Community members gathered on the first …
The Maine Department of Agriculture Launches Adaptive Best Management Practices Cooperative (ABC)
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Forest Service has launched a new statewide education program, the Adaptive BMP Cooperative (ABC), designed …
Maine TREE Forest Awards Night
Executive Director, Logan Johnson, welcomes attendees to Maine TREE’s inaugural Forest Awards Night. Maine TREE Foundation hosted its first annual Forest Awards Night on …
Remembering Steve Laweryson (1951-2023)
Steve Laweryson working with CLP professionals Steve Laweryson from Solon Maine, passed on March 11th, 2023, at Togus Veterans Hospital after a short illness. …
Certified Logging Professionals 2022 Banquet
CLP Advisory Committee Chair Bill Taylor provides a welcome address and program update The CLP program held its 32nd annual banquet on December 2, …