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September 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 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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September 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 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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Forester walk on property
September 27, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marinette County Courthouse, 1926 Hall Ave.
Marinette, WI United States

The creation of a healthy woodland requires knowledge of forestry techniques and the investment of time and money. This session will link you to people, programs and organizations that offer technical and financial assistance for all aspects of your woodland. We will also take you through the beginning steps of woodland management. Start by considering what is important to you, and learn resources that will make your vision a reality.

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October 2019

oak wilt on red oak
October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you have injured or dying trees? This session will review insects, diseases, non-native invasive species and other factors that can affect the vigor and diversity of your woodland. You will leave knowing signs and symptoms of sick or stressed trees and who to call if you have a concern.

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October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

Explore the connection between conservation and hunting during this special Learn to Hunt course designed for adults who are curious about or new to hunting. For many, including Aldo Leopold, hunting is an extension of their ethical relationship with the land and a way they choose to demonstrate their commitment to conservation. This course will include classroom instruction and discussion regarding the ethical dimensions of hunting in addition to hands-on skills such as scouting for, butchering, and processing deer. All…

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October 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

Please note this course is for women only. Mastering the basics of chainsaw safety is essential for woodland owners who want to be more active on their land. 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 I focuses on introducing…

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October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn to enhance your woodlands to attract a variety of wildlife. This session identifies the four requirements to attracting wildlife to your land—space, water, food and shelter—and offers tips on how to manage your woods to improve wildlife potential.

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October 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

Mastering the basics of chainsaw safety is essential for woodland owners who want to be more active on their land. This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The hands-on training and close supervision in this course gives participants the opportunity and confidence to fell at least one tree. Level III focuses on estimating height and lean calculations, as well…

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October 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States

Mastering the basics of chainsaw safety is essential for woodland owners who want to be more active on their land. This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The hands-on training and close supervision in this course gives participants the opportunity and confidence to fell at least one tree. Level IV is the last in the series of courses for…

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