Family Owl Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Kids (ages 5 and up) will learn about owls and their special adaptations through hands-on exploration:  we'll start indoors with a short story about owl life, then we'll hike through the woods to listen for owls calling. Then we'll warm up inside, dissecting owl pellets to discover what they eat, and explore what makes an owl an owl. …

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$10

Game of Logging: Basic Chainsaw Use & Safety

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

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 …

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$210

Game of Logging: Basic Chainsaw Use and Safety (Women Only)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Basic Chainsaw Safety is the precursor to Game of Logging Level 1, and is designed for women 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 …

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$210

Game of Logging: Levels 1 & 2 (Coed)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Game of Logging Chainsaw Safety Levels 1 & 2 Level 1 focuses on precision fellling techiniques Level 2 focuses on Maximizing Saw Performance (Completion of Level 1 is a pre-requisite for taking this class.) Participants must bring their own PPE, including a safety helmet with face shield, eye and ear protection, and chaps, as well …

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$420

Wilderness First Aid Course

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

SOLO will teach a 2-day Wilderness First Aid course focusing on emergency backcountry skills, with the option of a CPR component for an additional fee and hours. Recertification for SOLO Wilderness First Responder only is also possible through this course. Certification for WFA is valid for 2 years. Preregistration is required; click HERE to enroll. …

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$200

Game of Logging: Levels 3 & 4 (Coed)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Level 3 focuses on Limbing, Bucking, and Difficult Trees. Level 4 focuses on Storm Damage Cleanup. Game of Logging courses must be taken in sequence: successful completion of Levels 1 & 2 are required for enrollment in Level 3; completion of 3 is required to enroll in Level 4. Preference will be given to those registering for …

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$420