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Game of Logging: Basic Chainsaw Use & Safety

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Basic Chainsaw Safety is the precursor to Game of Logging Level 1, and is designed for people who have no little to no prior chainsaw experience. Topics covered include the parts of a chainsaw, safety and basic maintenance. Chainsaw operation is limited to bucking, as students do not fell trees in this workshop.

Participants must bring their own PPE, including a safety helmet with face shield, eye and ear protection, and chaps, as well as lunch, water, and snacks for the day.

Pre-registration is required; click HERE to register. Ages 14 (with parent or guardian over 18) and up.

Cancellation up to 10 days prior to the program will incur a $20 administrative fee. Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to the program will not be refunded, unless we are able to fill your spot, in which case you wil receive a full refund, less a $20 administrative fee. Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather. If a program is postponed due to extreme weather (a very rare occurence), participants are expected to attend the program on the rescheduled date. Should Merck Forest cancel the program due to unforeseen circumstances, and the program is not rescheduled, a full refund will be issued.

The Basic Chainsaw Safety course is the precursor to Game Of Logging Level 1. 


May 7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Merck Forest & Farmland
3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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