Welcome to Minnesota Logger Education Program (MLEP)

Here you will find information on training, news & resources, and a directory of logging professionals. MLEP is a private non-profit educational corporation established to assist logging business owners meet the ever-challenging demands of their profession.

Industry News


Diverse Minnesota Working Group Charts Path For Historic Clean Transportation Standard

Minnesota Future Fuels Coalition applauds state working group’s efforts ahead of unprecedented legislative push this year

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Technological Innovations in Logging Operations

Common beliefs suggest that loggers are slow to adopt new technologies, resist change, and are risk averse. Farmers, tradesmen, and others who spend lots of time outdoors are often included in these observations. Many who grew up around logging and agriculture might argue these presumptions.

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Feb 15 Deadline for Qualified Employer Annual Report

Minnesota law requires qualified logging-industry employers to file an annual report of the total amount of payroll dollars for loggers in the preceding year with the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry commissioner.

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View From The Woods | 2023 Year-In-Review Newsletter for CFC & HWRC

Cloquet Forestry Center releases annual recap for 2023.

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