Events & Programs

Upcoming Events

Oct 28, Game of Logging- Level 3 ----------------------------------------
Oct 29, Game of Logging- Level 4 ----------------------------------------
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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 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.

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.

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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