Forest Society Offers Chainsaw Safety Workshop
CONCORD, NH, September 17, 2009 — Jake Bronnenberg of Bronnenberg Logging & Trucking, Inc. will conduct a full-day workshop on Friday, October 23. Participants will receive both classroom and field instruction on how to work safely with a chainsaw in the woods. Topics will include safety considerations, felling, bucking, and routine maintenance. Participants should bring their own saw, tools, and safety equipment (chaps, gloves, helmet, and eye/ear protection). Drinks and snacks will be provided.
The workshop will be held at the Conservation Center in Concord from 9 am – 4 pm The cost to participate is $15 for Forest Society members; $25 for all others. For more information or to register, contact Carrie Deegan at 603-224-9945 x 318.
Founded in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is the state’s oldest and largest non-profit land conservation organization. Supported by 10,000 families and businesses, the Forest Society’s mission is to perpetuate the state’s forests by promoting land conservation and sustainable forestry. For more information, visit www.forestsociety.org.