Learn how to effectively and safely use a chainsaw for forest health and property maintenance.
This quality, hands-on training will give you the skills you need to effectively and safely use a chainsaw for forest health and property maintenance.
Training will be presented in three parts:
– Chainsaw Maintenance – cutting safely requires a well-running saw.
– Chainsaw Safety & Personal Protective Equipment – including things to watch out for while cutting.
– Tree Felling & Cutting Skills – classroom review followed by field exercises.
Presented by: Eric Philips, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Rocky Mountain Resource Protection and Eric Folwell, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Rocky Mountain Resource Protection NWCG ENGB. The two-day class will run on Saturday, May 15 from 9 am to 4 pm, and on Sunday, May 16 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Participants, please bring: – your lunch and plenty of water- your own gear, chain saw, helmet, gloves, ear and eye protection, chaps. Wear long sleeves, pants, and boots.
The cost of the class is $250, but we are offering a limited number of subsidies for Coal Creek Canyon residents and people who commit to volunteering at Saws and Slaws events. If you qualify, then the cost for you will be $125 per person for the 2-day training. These fees help us cover the costs of the instructors and our insurance for the class, so your support is greatly appreciated!
You can also work off the entire classroom fee with labor in our regular Saws & Slaws events! Ask Jody for more details.