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Basic Safety Chainsaw Certification

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


The course is required for anyone looking to help clear trails of fallen trees or anyone who is interested in building trails. It is an industry standard and can be an asset on your own resume.

When: April 13th (Saturday) and 14th (Sunday)
• Day 1: Classroom session – location TBA
• Day 2: Stave West – Rock Creek Recreation Site (Map attached)
What to Bring: water, Personal Protective Equipment (Chainsaw chaps, helmet, and gloves), steel toe work boots are recommended

Day 1:
Learn the basics surrounding Chainsaw maintenance, and chain sharpening. This will be followed by a comprehensive overview of bucking and trimming techniques, safety measures, and risk mitigation.

Day 2:
This is a field day. You will be practicing safe chainsaw techniques for bucking and trimming under the supervision of the instructor.

*Please note that spots are limited to 15 participants , you will be notified if you are in the course or on the waiting list. Efforts will be made to ensure that each region is represented fairly.*

Please fill out this form if you would like to attend this course.


Rock Creek Map


April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am
April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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