Join SAWW (Safety and Woods Worker) trainer Luke Saunders (Forester with Adaptive Restoration LLC) for a hands-on training in chainsaw use, maintenance, and technique. Spend time both outside and in the classroom, practicing how to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably, and productively.
This class is part one of a four level series through the Safety and Woods Working training program (SAWW).
- personal protective equipment (PPE)
- body mechanics
- chainsaw safety features
- the chain and the cutter tooth
- reactive forces
- planning and executing tree felling, limbing, and bucking
- introductory bore cutting and open face felling
Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell at least one tree. You are encouraged to bring your own equipment and lunch; helmets are mandatory.
Cost: Riveredge Members: $120/person | Non-Members: $135/person
Cancellation Policy: Registrant will be refunded 75% of registration fee if cancellation occurs up to 7 days (1 week) before the event. Any cancellations within 7 days of the event will not be refunded unless the event is cancelled by Riveredge staff.