Instructors will provide “hands-on” training for topics in chainsaw maintenance and safety and safe tree felling techniques. Course focus will include demonstration and hands on exercises on hazard identification, escape routes, open face-notching, bore cutting, limbing, bucking, and timber felling.
Safe and Productive Felling Directions – Gilford, NH -May 2 2024
Take exit 20 toward NH-11 E/ NH-132 N/ US-3 N/Laconia Rd. Use the left lane(s) to turn left onto NH-11 E/ NH-132 N/US-3 N/Laconia Rd (signs for NH-140E/Belmont/Gilmanton)
Continue to follow NH-11 E/US-3 N 6.3 mi
Slight right onto US-3 N/ Laconia-Gilford Bypass 3.0 mi
Take the NH-11A exit toward Gilford/Laconia 0.2 mi
Follow NH -11A E to Area Rd 5.3 mi.
Turn right onto NH-11A E/GilfordAve
Continue to follow NH-11A E 5.2 mi
Turn right onto Area Rd
Continue onto Alpine Rd until you reach the parking lot on the left.
Alpine Parking Lot C
Gilford, NH 03249
PLEASE BRING YOUR LUNCH.
Instructor: Jake Bronnenberg, Jake Bronnenberg Forest Services LLC.; Jason Spaulding, Spaulding Timber Harvesting
PLEASE BRING YOUR LUNCH
NOTE: Participants MUST BRING
– hard hat
– ear protection
– safety boots
– eye protection
You must be at least 18 years old and have significant chainsaw experience in order to participate