Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Apr 17, Game of Logging- Level 1 ----------------------------------------
Apr 18, Game of Logging- Level 2 ----------------------------------------
Aug 3, Forever Farmland Supper ----------------------------------------
Oct 7, Landscapes for Landsake Art Sale & Exhibition - Opening Reception ----------------------------------------
Oct 21, Game of Logging- Level 1 ----------------------------------------
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ASA is pleased to offer you and your family an opportunity to visit some of the farms you’ve helped conserve and learn about what makes them worth protecting.

Event Date/Time Short Event Description
 Make a Connection with the Land
Game of Logging- Level 1 Date: 17 Apr, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 1focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it.

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Game of Logging- Level 2 Date: 18 Apr, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 2focuses on maximizing chainsaw performance through basic maintenance, carburetor setting and filing techniques. Limbing and bucking techniques are introduced, spring pole cutting is covered and more felling is practiced.

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Game of Logging- Level 1 Date: 21 Oct, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 1focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it.

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Game of Logging- Level 2 Date: 22 Oct, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 2focuses on maximizing chainsaw performance through basic maintenance, carburetor setting and filing techniques. Limbing and bucking techniques are introduced, spring pole cutting is covered and more felling is practiced.

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Game of Logging- Level 3 Date: 28 Oct, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 3focuses on techniques for handling difficult trees. Topics covered include limbing, height measurement, segment calculations, wedging techniques and hinge placement. The felling is done against the tree's natural lean and participants also limb and buck using techniques demonstrated in level 2.

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Game of Logging- Level 4 Date: 29 Oct, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Level 4focuses on ways to maximize a harvest plan for safety and productivity. Felling is practiced at working speed using all the techniques from previous levels. This level is geared to the user group.

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 Events
Forever Farmland Supper Date: 03 Aug, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Join us for ASA's annual celebration of our farming community and conservation leaders!

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Landscapes for Landsake Art Sale & Exhibition - Opening Reception Date: 07 Oct, 2017
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

The Opening Reception is $5 per person and includes complimentary wine and cheese.

Join us for the art buying event of the season!

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The Latest NEWS

Marns family portrait by Lawrence White

Deep Roots Holsteins

By protecting their land, Albert and Donna Marns gained new security for their family farms future.

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Philpott Farm

Preserving the agricultural heritage of our community and keeping this land available for farming in the future has always been our goal.” – Carleton Philpott

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Annie  Zack lightened up

Laughing Earth

"We live in a populated area and we are really happy to know that this land will be here, capable of producing food forever." – Annie Metzger

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