NELA Regional

Northeastern Loggers’ Association, Inc. (NELA)

NELA is a regional forest industry trade association which publishes The Northern Logger and Timber Processor magazine and devotes a good portion of its resources to educational endeavors.

Seminars and Workshops: NELA, taking advantage of partnerships with other public and private organizations, produces a variety of seminars in strategic locations in the northeast dealing with safety, productivity, professionalism and other special interests as they apply to the forest products industry.

Region of Training Operations: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, PA, RI, VT

Contact Person:
Mona Lincoln, Coordinator, Training & Safety
3311 State Route 28
P. O. Box 69
Old Forge, NY 13420
Ph. (315) 369-3078
Fax (315) 369-3736

Upcoming training events:

May 9-10       Northeastern Loggers' Forest Products Equipment Expo
                     Sign up online  for equipment expo and seminars 
                     download 2014 expo registration form  to mail in
May 9        9:30 AM      Logging Costs & Financial Measurements:
                                        Safeguard your Equity
                                        Steve Bick ACF, CF, Northeast Forests, LLC
May 9        1 PM           Vermont Forest Viability Program
                                        Ela Chapin & Ian Hartman
                                        VT Farm & Forest Viability Program
May 10      9:30 AM      It's Not About the Wood
                                        Wendy Farrand, WFarrand Consulting

Other NELA Educational Endeavors

Scholarship Programs: NELA sponsors a scholarship competition annually that awards three single-grant scholarships, and is open to immediate families of Individual Members, or employees and immediate families of employees of Industrial & Associate Members of the Association. — NELA Scholarship Rules and Application

NELA also administers a need-based scholarship program funded by the W. J. Cox Memorial Scholarship Fund. —  W. J. Cox Memorial Scholarship Rules and Application

Video Lending Library: The association has an outstanding selection of videos covering topics from safety to forest management to be used for training, school and community presentations or entertainment available to its members all over the U.S. for short term loan. — Video Library Index | CD Index | Video Request Form