Women's Chainsaw Safety 101: Pilot Mountain State Park, Pinnacle, NC

Event Date
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Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:30AM - 5:00 PM ET

Pilot Mountain State Park, Pinnacle, NC


REGISTRATION & INFORMATION: go.ncsu.edu/chainsaw101


Registration: 8:30 - 9 AM ET, Class: 9 AM - 5 PM ET

Come learn the basics of chainsaw safety! Topics will include:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Buying and maintaining a saw
  • Safe chainsaw operation
  • Hands-on experience in basic chainsaw operation • Answers to your chainsaw questions!

PPE and saws will be provided for those who wish to practice basic operations, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if available.

Cost: $10, includes lunch. Scholarships available for those in need. Registration is required by Friday, August 12. Space is limited.


Hosts: NC State Extension Forestry, NC State University, Safe Steps

This work is supported by the Renewable Resources Extension Act funding from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.