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Women's Chainsaw Workshop


This 2-day workshop is intended for beginners, but could also be a good refresher if you’ve let your skills (and saw) get rusty. You will learn chainsaw safety, what safety gear is needed and what to look for when buying a chainsaw. Learn how to and buck and fell of small (and possibly large) trees safely. PPE required. These are full days, and only light snacks will be provided. Please bring a lunch!

Sessions will include:

• Personal Protective Equipment Review

• Other Safety equipment

• Buying and maintaining a saw

• Demonstrations of safe-felling techniques

• Hands-on opportunity for felling and bucking

• Assessing the safety of the cuts

• Answers to your chainsaw questions!

Cost: $150. Scholarships available through Women of the Maine Outdoors. Space is limited!

Click here to register. For more information, contact Amanda Mahaffey at amanda@forestguild.org, or at 207-432-3701.

Earlier Event: April 6
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Later Event: April 27
Pinwheel Brothers and Potluck