Promoting the Wise Stewardship of Our Forest Resources

NELA is a regional trade group representing members of the Northeast and Lake States’ logging, sawmilling, and forest products community.

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About Us

For over sixty years the Northeastern Loggers Association has published a highly respected monthly magazine that focuses exclusively on our region – The Northern Logger and Timber Processor. NELA also produces training programs, pamphlets and books, and the region’s largest exposition of forest products and tree care equipment. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click the link below.


Selected articles from The Northern Logger & Timber Processor magazine.

Firefighter posted as a lookout on the sunset fire.
On a Western Fireline

While firefighting isn’t either northern or logging, one person’s experience presents a unique look into how so many people outside of the forest industry become aware of forests.

Walking is Better Than Zooming

As we look towards a post pandemic world, don’t be surprised if, after the initial pleasing aspect of in-person person meetings wears off, you begin to see the drawbacks in this format.

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