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SAWW Level 1

September 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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).

Topics include: 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. Participants are encouraged to bring your own equipment and lunch. Helmets are mandatory.

Riveredge Members: $130 | Non-members: $145

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September 17, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center
4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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