When:
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 9:00a -
1:00p

Where:
Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Classroom
1050 Centre St
Boston, MA 02130

Admission:
$45-58

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Sports & Active Life

Event website:
https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1341&DayPlannerDate=4/27/2019

John DelRosso, Head Arborist, Arnold Arboretum

Saturday, April 27, 9:00am–1:00pm
Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Classroom
(https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/Directions-to-DGH.pdf)

Before using a chainsaw, it is best to understand all of its parts, built in safety features, maintenance requirements, and the forces in play once you rev its small but powerful engine. If you own a saw, bring it to class. If you don’t own a saw but intend to purchase one, wait until you’ve attended the class to learn which styles and features are best for your size and needs.

Participants should bring safety goggles, gloves, and ear protection. Dress for the outdoors and bring a snack and beverage.

This class is designed for beginners or those who have never taken a formal class on chainsaw safety.
John will instruct on the way to handle a saw safely, how best to lessen fatigue so as to avoid accidents and injuries, and how to sharpen a saw.

Participants will not practice felling trees.

Registrants must sign an Assumption of Risk and Release to participate.

Fee: $45 member, $58 nonmember

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