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Registration Info:  $40/person  Limited to 20 students.  Deadline is Wednesday March 21, 2018 at noon.  Registration closes once class is filled

Instructor:  Alex Bildeaux, Bildeaux Services

Lunch: Bring your own lunch or enjoy a free simple soup, bread, and
cheese provided by WEI

Sponsored by the MN Women’s Woodland Network, the Women’s Environmental Institute, and the St. Croix River Association.

 

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Course Description
Do you currently use a chainsaw or brushcutter?

Have you considered using a chainsaw or brushcutter for trail clearing, storm clean up, firewood cutting, small tree removal, or restoration projects?

This class is designed for women who actively care for their land and have little or no chainsaw experience or who would like to refresh their knowledge. This full-day class will cover chainsaw basics such as proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to purchase a saw that is right for you; chainsaw use emphasizing proper handling and safety; and basic chainsaw maintenance.  There will also be outdoor tree felling and brush cutter demonstrations. 

NOTE:  This is NOT a chainsaw certification class.  Students must be 18 or older. 

Instructor
Alex Bildeaux of Bildeaux Services.  Alex is a highly experienced chainsaw safety instructor, active logger, and has previously served as a chainsaw accident investigator.   

What to Bring:

  • Personal equipment, including chain saw or brush cutter
  • Warm clothes for out-of-doors
  • Lunch if you should choose not to enjoy free soup, bread, and cheese offered by WEI.

If you would prefer to register by paying with a check, please send a check made out to:
Barb Spears, c/o MNWWN, 1656 Blair Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104.  Include the names,
full address, phone number and email address for each person you are registering.  

Instructor
Alex Bildeaux of Bildeaux Services.  Alex is a highly experienced chainsaw safety instructor, active logger, and has previously served as a chainsaw accident investigator.   

Sponsored by:

  • MN Women’s Woodland Network
  • Women’s Environmental Institute
  • St. Croix River Association. 

Questions:  Contact Barb Spears 651-328-0463 or barb@twfllc.com

REGISTER ONLINE HERE