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Chainsaw Safety Level 2

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Next offering: June 10th, 2018 at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 training. Participants in Level 2 SAWW training will refine and build upon chainsaw proficiency skills learned in Level 1.

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Working (SAWW) training program and is part of a four-level series designed to increase safety and efficiency of chainsaw use.

Participants in Level 2 training will spend part of the morning in the classroom, and at least 5 hours outside practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively. Topics covered include basic chainsaw maintenance, review of the cutter tooth and hands-on sharpening, introduction to wedges, planning and executing tree felling, planning and executing limbing and bucking. Level 2 participants will sharpen their own saws, may fell trees against lean, and learn advanced bucking techniques. Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell or limb at least one tree.

Participants must bring a safety helmet, and are strongly encouraged to bring all PPE (eye protection, helmet, chaps, suitable footwear and gloves), chainsaw and any tools used to maintain the saw and sharpen chain.

Cost: KWC Members $140, Non-members $160

Lunch: bring a bag lunch

Instructor: Luke Saunders, Forester with Adaptive Restoration LLC, SAWW-certified trainer, experienced sawyer and horse-logger

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Payment must be made in advance, and can be made by cash, check or paypal (below).


Level 2 Payment



Details

Date:
June 10
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Kickapoo Valley Reserve
S 3661 State Hwy 131
La Farge, WI 54664 United States
Phone:
608-625-2960
Website:
kickapoovalley.wi.gov

Organizer

Kickapoo Woods Cooperative
Phone:
608-620-7309
Email:
Education@Kickapoowoods.org
Website:
kickapoowoods.org

OUR MISSION


Providing sustainable forestry education and management services to landowners of the Kickapoo Valley and neighboring watersheds.

CONTACT


Kickapoo Woods Cooperative
110 South Main Street
Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665
608-606-5815 or 608-620-7309
info@kickapoowoods.org

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About Us

Kickapoo Woods Cooperative - Trusted Forestry Professionals providing Education and Sustainable Forestry Management Services to landowners in the Driftless Region

Coop Principles

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The Co-op is devoted to principles of sustainable forest management that provide us with regeneration of trees; perpetual wood products; maintenance of soil, water, and air resources; continual wildlife habitat; and enjoyment of the natural world.