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September 2022

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Introduces 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, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. Location to be determined – likely NYC watershed region.

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September 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23
Acra, NY 12405 United States

This training covers wildlife habitat, timber harvest planning, soil and water quality protection, and other topics. This course may be offered virtually.

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October 2022

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Focuses on techniques for handling difficult trees. Limbing, height measurement, segment calculations, wedging techniques, hinge placement and felling against the trees natural lean are covered.

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December 2022

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23
Acra, NY 12405 United States

These classes are also offered by local schools, hospitals and fire departments.

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