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Adult Workshop: SAWW Chainsaw Training, Level II
May 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm$135
Please note: This workshop will be held at our Black Earth location.
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Participants in Level 2 SAWW training will spend time both outside and inside the classroom, practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably, and productively.
Topics covered include: basic chainsaw maintenance, review of the cutter tooth and hands-on sharpening, introduction to wedges, planning and executing tree felling, planning and executing limbing and bucking. Level 2 participants will sharpen their own saws, may fell trees against lean and learn advanced bucking techniques.
Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell or buck at least one tree.
Instructor: Luke Saunders, Forester with Adaptive Restoration LLC, SAWW-certified trainer, experienced sawyer and horse logger
Please Bring: Participants must bring a safety helmet, and are encouraged to bring PPE, chainsaw and any tools used to maintain the saw and sharpen chain. Please bring a bag lunch. Water is available on site.
Please note: Class limit is 12 and may be canceled if not enough registrants are obtained (minimum is 9). You will be notified of a cancellation and a full refund will be given if the class is cancelled.
Pre-Registration is required.
Fees: ALNC Members & Non-members: $135