SAWW Training Level 3 In The Driftless Area

When:
December 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2021-12-11T08:00:00-06:00
2021-12-11T17:00:00-06:00
Where:
Morrison Prairie and Forest Preserve, Muscoda, wi
Cost:
Free

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Driftless Area Land Conservancy will host Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW)-certified chainsaw safety and efficiency training near Muscoda, Wisconsin. Luke Saunders of Adaptive Restoration LLC will be the trainer.

Levels 1 and 2 are currently at full capacity. Level 3 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11. Please note that participants should have completed Level 2 before registering for Level 3.

Participants in Level 3 training will spend most of the day in the field practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively. Topics covered include reviewing information from Levels 1 and 2, focusing on planning and executing difficult tree felling, introduction to segments, precision at the stump and planning and executing limbing and bucking.

Level 3 participants should be fully equipped and prepared to work with and maintain their own chainsaws. Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell and limb or buck at least one tree.

Prerequisite:  Attendance and completion of Level 1 and Level 2 SAWW training.  Participants in Level 3 SAWW training will refine and build upon chainsaw proficiency skills learned in Levels 1 & 2. 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 3 training will spend most of the day in the field practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively. Topics covered include review of information from Levels 1 & 2, focus on planning and executing difficult tree felling, introduction to Segments, precision at the stump, and planning and executing limbing and bucking. Level 3 participants should be fully equipped and prepared to work with and maintain their own chainsaw. Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell and limb or buck at least one tree.

Participants must be prepared to work and bring their own personal protective equipment, chainsaw(s) and tools for maintenance. Morrison Prairie and Forest Preserve, near Muscoda.  Directions and information will be provided in an email after registration is submitted.  Payment will be due the day of the event in the form of a check made out to Driftless Area Land Conservancy.  

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