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Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association, Inc
., (TIMPRO CT), is a 501c (6) non-profit trade organization representing all aspects of the Connecticut forest products industry including timber harvesters, truckers, foresters, sawmills and associated businesses.
 
Mission of the Association: Enhance the image and understanding of the forest products profession in Connecticut through public outreach programs, education and a commitment to professionalism amongst its members. The Association strives to enhance the image of the industry by:
  • Communicating information to members
  • Instituting ethical guidelines and demanding a high degree of professional ethics among its members. 
  • Establishing forest practice standards for the timber harvesting and forest products profession.
  • Promoting safety within the profession.
  • Promoting Best Management Practices for the timber harvesting profession. 
  • Promoting education in the fields of forestry, timber harvesting, & forest products both within and outside the Association.                                                   
  • Promoting superior utilization of forest products.
  • Promoting the use of Connecticut wood products.
  • Publishing a Connecticut Forest Profession Directory and a periodic newsletter.                                                                                                                      
Continuing Education Program: The Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association sponsors workshops throughout the year to meet the growing demands of the forest products industry. All programs are approved by the CT DEP Division of Forestry for CEU credits for CT Certified Forest Practitioners. Visit the Calendar on this website for updates on classes and programs.
 
Legislation The Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association is committed to informing its members of legislation affecting the Connecticut forest products industry and will provide testimony to the legislature on behalf of its membership.
 
Community Outreach Programs: The Association reaches out to the non-forestry community to improve the image and understanding of the forest products industry. We accomplish this through involvement in school programs, participation in agricultural fairs and events and sponsorship of educational programs.  The Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Association is also the proud sponsor of the Connecticut Log A Load for Kids Campaign which raises money annually for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.