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Learning About Logging

  • Northeast Woodland Training Inc. offered a chain saw safety course last weekend at Oxbow High School in Bradford, Vt. Known as the Game of Logging, the two-day course covered chain saw maintenance and tree-felling skills. Sally Wilson, of Ryegate, Vt., ducks under a fence on the way to the hands-on portion of the course. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Northeast Woodland Training Inc. offered a chain saw safety course last weekend at Oxbow High School in Bradford, Vt. Known as the Game of Logging, the two-day course covered chain saw maintenance and tree-felling skills. Sally Wilson, of Ryegate, Vt., ducks under a fence on the way to the hands-on portion of the course. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Northeast Woodland Training instructor Allan Sands runs his hand along a cut while discussing the importance of felling a tree in a specific spot. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Northeast Woodland Training instructor Allan Sands runs his hand along a cut while discussing the importance of felling a tree in a specific spot. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Hartford High School junior Patrick Cummings, 18, of Sharon, examines a chain saw before heading out into the woods. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Hartford High School junior Patrick Cummings, 18, of Sharon, examines a chain saw before heading out into the woods. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • John Sears, of Sharon, checks for obstructions that could affect the direction of the tree selected for cutting. (Valley News - Libby March)

    John Sears, of Sharon, checks for obstructions that could affect the direction of the tree selected for cutting. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Steve Cox of East Hardwick, Vt. faces into the wind, riding in a pickup truck after a day of chain saw safety training. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Steve Cox of East Hardwick, Vt. faces into the wind, riding in a pickup truck after a day of chain saw safety training. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Attendees of the Game of Logging Chain Saw Safety Training course leave the woods at the end of their class. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Attendees of the Game of Logging Chain Saw Safety Training course leave the woods at the end of their class. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Northeast Woodland Training Inc. offered a chain saw safety course last weekend at Oxbow High School in Bradford, Vt. Known as the Game of Logging, the two-day course covered chain saw maintenance and tree-felling skills. Sally Wilson, of Ryegate, Vt., ducks under a fence on the way to the hands-on portion of the course. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • Northeast Woodland Training instructor Allan Sands runs his hand along a cut while discussing the importance of felling a tree in a specific spot. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • Hartford High School junior Patrick Cummings, 18, of Sharon, examines a chain saw before heading out into the woods. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • John Sears, of Sharon, checks for obstructions that could affect the direction of the tree selected for cutting. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • Steve Cox of East Hardwick, Vt. faces into the wind, riding in a pickup truck after a day of chain saw safety training. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • Attendees of the Game of Logging Chain Saw Safety Training course leave the woods at the end of their class. (Valley News - Libby March)

Northeast Woodland Training Inc. offered a chain saw safety course last weekend at Oxbow High School in Bradford, Vt. Known as the Game of Logging, the two-day course covered chain saw maintenance and tree-felling skills.

Valley News photographs — Libby March