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Chainsaw Skills Workshop - Berkshire Botanical Garden

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Learn to use a chainsaw: This workshop with arborist Melissa LeVangie is designed for the novice chainsaw operator who wishes to gain greater confidence with this powerful tool.

Topics will include personal protective equipment, anatomy of a chainsaw, reactive forces, basic chainsaw maintenance, and additional tools for use with a chainsaw.

Techniques taught include holding and starting a saw, hazard ID, escape options, log analysis (binds), planning cuts, overall plan and bucking and limbing.

Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

Sponsor(s): Berkshire Botanical Garden
Time(s): 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: Members $225, Nonmembers: $275
Phone: 413-298-3926

Published on Friday, September 01, 2017.
All information is subject to change.

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