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Recertification Schedule

2021 Recertification Class locations and dates may change based on registration. Additional locations may be available if a minimum number of participants is met. For those due for recertification by 12/31/2021, attendance and tuition will extend the expiration date to 12/31/2023. For this year only, those with certifications that expired on 12/31/2020, have a six-month…

Certified Logging Professional | Events | Holt Research Forest | Updates

Harvest Tour Held at Holt Research Forest

ARROWSIC, Maine – Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education (Maine TREE) hosted tours at their Holt Research Forest on Saturday, November 7, 2020, to exhibit an ongoing timber harvest. Thirty participants heard from consulting forester Barrie Brusila, harvest loggers Will and Don Cole of Trees, Ltd., and longtime UMaine Research Scientist Jack Witham about the…

Certified Logging Professional | Events | Updates

REGISTER: Certified Logging Professionals Virtual Banquet

Join Maine TREE’s Certified Logging Professional Program for a virtual banquet on December 4th at 4 PM to recognize CLP’s class of 2020 and celebrate the 2020 Logger of the Year! Door prizes, including a chainsaw, will be awarded to selected attendees, but you must attend the entire program to be eligible. Use the button…

Certified Logging Professional | Updates

Nominate a Logger for CLP’s Logger of the Year Award

The Certified Logging Professionals (CLP) is accepting nominations for the annual Logger of the Year Awards.  While the CLP banquet itself will take place virtually, the program is still committed to recognizing and promoting excellence in the logging profession in Maine. You can find an online version of the nomination form for each of the…

Certified Logging Professional

It’s Never Too Early to Start: Teaching the Next Generation of Loggers

With some plywood and a pre-cut cedar log, Ed assembled the perfect training tree for felling.  A log screwed to a base, cuts made in the correct spots, including the “beaver tail” and wedge, and a hinge.  As a proponent of logger safety, and preparing the next generation to work in the woods, Weston and…