Co-sponsored by the Agricultural Stewardship Association and Washington County (NY) Soil and Water District this Level 1 training will focus on open face felling. Two workshops willbe offered, one specifically for women.
Topics include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. Whether you are managing a small woodlot, cutting firewood or trimming hedgerows, the GOL techniques will help you learn to do the job safely and efficiently. Oct. 19 in Sushan, NY, about a half-hour from Bennington or Manchester, VT. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.