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Game of Logging!

For the first time ever, Game of Logging will be offered in Western New York!

Game of Logging is the premier chainsaw safety training course. Two class options of Game of Logging Level 1 will be held at McCollum Orchards in Lockport, NY on:

Friday, March 16th
Saturday, March 17th

See below for more information about the course and how to sign-up. You must bring your own chainsaw, safety equipment and lunch. This course is brought to you by the New York Center for Agriculture Medicine and Health

About the class: The Level 1 class 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, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. All classes are held from 8 am to 4 pm, and there is a participation fee of $25.

What to bring: Participants are expected to bring personal safety equipment, including a logging helmet, hearing protection, and logging chaps, along with a chain saw. If you do not own these items, some will be provided during the class; the one exception is the logging helmet, which you must supply yourself. Participants should also bring a packed lunch.

To register, you must call NYCAMH at 800.343.7527 or 607.547.6023 or E-mail