Tree Felling and Firewood (2 session course)
Instructor: Brian Sprague
This is a two session class with the first, classroom-based, session at The Folk School. The second session will be held at a field location TBD, approximately 45 minutes from Fairbanks.
Classroom instruction in felling will include:
discussion of accidents and safety,
tree and site size up/assessment,
basic and intermediate directional felling technique,
felling aids and alternative practices,
stump reading and,
self education and coaching.
Firewood discussions will center around ergonomics and efficiency in manual harvest, and solving common problems faced by individuals with an aim toward smooth, safe harvest for small scale cutters.
Thursday and Saturday, May 17 & 19, 2018
May 17: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, May 19: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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