Certified Logging Professional Program

It is the mission of the CLP program to provide the best training and education to people involved in the Maine logging industry.  The program is equally committed to recognizing the skill and professionalism of those who meet and exceed the CLP standard.  The CLP Program is based on the following standards – Safety, Skill, Knowledge, Stewardship, Professionalism and Pride.   Today, under the sponsorship of the Maine TREE Foundation, the program takes pride in the fact that the accident rate for loggers is half what it was when the program began.  As a result, mechanical CLP loggers pay up to 59% less for Worker’s Compensation than non-certified mechanical loggers.



Certified Logging Professional Banquet
Friday, November 30, 2018
Jeff’s Catering
East West Industrial Park, Coffin Avenue
Brewer, Maine
5:00 pm Social Hour
6:00 pm Buffet Dinner

Please join us for this event for the entire family.  We’ll celebrate this year’s group of CLP graduates, and the 2018 Loggers of the Year in Conventional, Mechanical and Supervisor/Contractor categories.  This year, Steve Schley, of Pingree Associates will be keynote speaker and his presentation will be about the “Forest Opportunity Roadmap for Maine”, a comprehensive report describing exciting new opportunities for Maine’s forest industry.

Door prizes, including a new chainsaw and safety equipment will be awarded during the evening.  We will also raffle one of Mike Thurlow’s chainsaw carved bears, as a fund raiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Dinner is $22.00 and you can register by debit/credit card by calling 207-621-9872 or mail your registration to Maine TREE Foundation, 535 Civic Center Drive, Augusta, ME  04330.

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