Introduction to Chainsaw Safety and Use
Due to family health concerns, one of our instructors is no longer available.
CLASS IS POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2016
University of Wyoming Extension is partnering with The Nature Conservancy to offer an introductory chainsaw class especially for women. Learn to safely and effectively use a chainsaw to fell small trees and cut firewood. Participants will be removing Russian Olive along the Shoshone River.
Want to learn to operate a chainsaw, or gain additional confidence and experience? Want to learn about using a chainsaw for Russian Olive removal? This class is for you!
Cost: $75 (includes lunch, snacks, saw fuel, and bar oil).
Class size is limited, registration is required.
Scholarships are available. For more information about this workshop please contact Caitlin Youngquist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-347-3431
Time and Location
September 12th, 2015
9:00am to 7:00pm
Lunch, snacks, and water will be provided.
Bring your chainsaw if you have one.
Meet at the Cody Library at 9am for classroom instruction. Most of the day will be spent in the field running saws. Instructors will also be available on Sunday for more practice time (and The Nature Conservancy will gladly let you cut as many Russian Olives as you want).
Click here to download the brochure.
Robert Groce is a 40 year logging veteran and former coach of the Washington State University Logger Sports team. Under his direction they were the top collegiate team in the Western Region two years in a row. Caitlin Youngquist is a WSU Logger Sports alumnu and UW Extension Educator serving NW Wyoming.