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Chainsaw Skills & Safety Class 2017

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm


photo of sawyerThis 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 and Forestry Consultant to Boulder County

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.

Space is limited. Please contact Jody Dickson at 303-588-6639 or sawsandslaws@gmail.com if you would like to participate in this training if you would like to pay by check or cash. Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-chainsaw-skills-safety-class-tickets-32975665102 to pay by credit card.

Cost is $90 per person for the 2 day training.

Work off the classroom fee with labor in our regular Saws & Slaws events! Ask Jody for more details.


May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am
May 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm


Jody Dickson


Coal Creek Canyon Fire Station #2
32895 Highway 72,
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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