Chainsaw Training Information
All Sessions are Full -Look for sessions in the Spring
Level 1 Women’s Workshop: Sunday, September 29 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Level 1: Saturday, October 5 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Level 2: Sunday, October 6 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Putney School, 418 Houghton Brook Rd, Putney, Vermont
Sponsored by: Windham Regional Woodlands Association and the
Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District
What to Wear/Bring:
- Sturdy boots
- Dress for the weather (layers recommended) — You will be outside all day. Lunch and beverages
- Hardhat with eye and ear protection — all participants must bring a hardhat. The instructor can provide eye and ear protection if participant does not have it.
- Chaps — Our instructors have a limited supply of chaps available for use during training sessions. We recommend that you wait on purchasing new equipment until after the first day of training.
- Chainsaws if you own one. Otherwise there will be saws provided by the instructor.
Start Time: Classes start promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Take Interstate 91 to Exit 4.
From the South: At Exit 4, turn LEFT at the stop sign to cross over the highway. Fork right to go north on Route 5 (Main Street).
From the North: At Exit 4, turn RIGHT to go north on Route 5 (Main Street)
Drive 1/2 a mile through the village of Putney and turn LEFT at the Putney General Store. One mile from the village, and just after passing Putney Central School, turn LEFT on West Hill Road. Drive one mile up West Hill past an orchard and past the delivery entrance for The Putney School. Turn left on Houghton Brook Rd, a steep paved road. 1/4 mile up the road, turn LEFT into the main entrance of The Putney School.
Payment and Refund Policy:
We require payment in full upon registration. You may cancel your registration up to two weeks prior to the workshop date and receive a full refund, less a $25 administration fee.
Cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the workshop will not be eligible for refund, unless we have someone on a waiting list that can fill your space, in which case you will receive a full refund, less a $25 administration fee.
In the event that we do not have enough registered participants to cover workshop costs, we will cancel the workshop. In the event of such a cancellation, we will issue a full refund to all registered participants.
If you are interested in reading more about the Game of Logging Course, visit our instructors’ website, www.woodlandtraining.com.