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Game of Logging: Basic Chainsaw Safety (Coed)

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Basic/Pre-Level 1 (5/9, 8am – 4:30pm, tuition $200 pp). This is a course for people with no prior experience in handling a chainsaw. Topics include training in how a chainsaw operates, basic maintenance, and bucking techniques.  It is excellent preparation for Levels 1 and 2, which will be offered in subsequent sessions. The course is open to adults and teenagers 14+ (with parent or guardian over 18).

This is a field-based workshop and will be conducted in any weather conditions except for heavy snows, thunderstorms or high-wind conditions; dress for any weather conditions and wear sturdy work-boots. Participants must bring their own PPE, including a safety helmet with face shield, eye & ear protection and chaps, as well as lunch, water, and snacks for the day.

Register HERE for Basic Chainsaw Safety for Adults. Please indicate how many people are in your party, and complete and return our Liability Waiver.

A “Backorder” notice indicates that the program is full and we will maintain your information on a Waiting List. Contact education director Christine Hubbard. for further information.


May 9
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Merck Forest & Farmland
3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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