How do public perception of logging, state regulations, fuel
adjustments and the importation of wood products affect your
future? As an organization, the ACLT is concerned about the
economic trends and public policies that affect your way of life.
Opportunities to protect and provide for your future are also
available through group benefits such as 401K Retirement Plans and
A major concern of all loggers is the long term availability of
timber. We are pro-actively addressing the issue of reaching the
allowable sale quantities as recommended in the national forest
Sustainable forest stewardship practices include a partnership
among industry stakeholders. ACLT is committed to promoting
collaboration among loggers, mills, and land owners, in order to
ensure a healthy forest and stable economy.
Knowing that you are kept busy with running your own business, we
are proud to have the opportunity to be your voice at public
forums, LogSafe meetings, the legislature, mills and other timber
industry organizations (i.e. MLEP, Minnesota Forest Resource
The ACLT Update, our bi-monthly publication is sent to state
representatives and government agencies as well as our supporting
members. This allows the ACLT to inform policy makers about our
concerns, in addition to showing a unity in the development of
As an organization, we focus on issues that directly affect the
forest-based economy. Our Executive Director and Board Members
actively take part in meetings where industry stakeholder and
regulators make decisions that affect your bottom line.
Monthly Board Meetings as well as the Annual Meeting provide a
forum for members to share concerns and bring issues to the table
for ACLT action. We encourage member participation.
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