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October 2017
October 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase the safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The hands-on training and close supervision gives participants the opportunity and confidence to fell at least one tree. Level 1 focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling, and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting,…

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October 22, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase the safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The hands-on training and close supervision gives participants the opportunity and confidence to fell at least one tree. Level 2 focuses on saw sharpening and maintenance, more advanced felling techniques, use of wedges, and felling accuracy. All participants will get to fell one or more trees under the supervision of instructors.…

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October 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center, S3661 State Hwy 131
La Farge, WI United States

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 a review of information from Levels…

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October 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA) Bad Axe Chapter for their annual fall field day at the Wind Hill Tree Farm in Arena. Registration begins at 9:30 am and the cost is $5 per person. Please bring a sandwich, a dish to pass, and a camping chair. Soup, apples, coffee, donuts, and water will be provided. The morning will start with an introduction and demonstration of tree & shrub propagation by Dr. Deborah McCown, President of Knight Hollow Nursery…

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November 2017
November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center, S3661 State Hwy 131
La Farge, WI United States

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 1 training will spend part of the morning in the classroom, and at least 5 hours outside practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively. Topics covered include personal protective equipment (PPE), body mechanics, chainsaw safety features, the chain and the cutter tooth, reactive forces, planning and…

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November 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center, S3661 State Hwy 131
La Farge, WI United States

Participants in Level 2 SAWW training will refine and build upon chainsaw proficiency skills learned in Level 1. 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 2 training will spend part of the morning in the classroom, and at least 5 hours outside practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively. Topics covered include basic chainsaw…

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December 2017
December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center, S3661 State Hwy 131
La Farge, WI United States

Participants in Level 4 SAWW training will refine and build upon chainsaw proficiency skills learned in Levels 1, 2 and 3. 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 4 training will spend most of the day in the field, utilizing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably and productively applied to challenging situations. This course is…

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