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Training & Events

NTHA Sponsored

Game of Logging - Level 1 - Sat. Sept. 14th in Lake Ariel, PA
Cost: $90.00/person. Location: 162 Beaver Run Lane, Lake Ariel, PA 18436. Level 1 focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. NTHA members are eligible for 50 percent reimbursement after attending the class. Details Register

Game of Logging - Level 2 - Sat. Oct. 5th in Lake Ariel, PA
Cost: $90.00/person. Location: 162 Beaver Run Lane, Lake Ariel, PA 18436. Level 2 focuses 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. NTHA members are eligible for 50 percent reimbursement after attending the class. Details Register

Game of Logging - Level 3 - Sun. Oct. 6th in Lake Ariel, PA
Cost: $90/person Level 3 focuses 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 trees natural lean and participants also limb and buck using techniques demonstrated in level 2. NTHA members are eligible for 50% reimbursement after attending the class. Details Register

Game of Logging - Level 4 - Sun., Oct. 26th in Lake Ariel, PA
Cost: $90/person

Location: 162 Beaver Run Lane, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

Level 4 focuses 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 towards the Professional Timber Harvester user group, but is relevant for all. 

NTHA members are eligible to receive 50% reimbursement after attending the course. Details Register

Game of Logging - Level 5 - Sun. Oct. 27th in Lake Ariel, PA
Cost: $90.00/person. Location: 162 Beaver Run Lane, Lake Ariel, PA 18436. Level 5 is an overall refresher. Levels 1-4 are a prerequisite. NTHA members are eligible for 50 percent reimbursement after attending the class. Details Register

Game of Logging - Closed classes for private groups
NTHA offers closed classes for private groups for up to 12 participants per class. NTHA will take care of scheduling the instructor, location, and all other logistics. Cost: $1000/class Please contact Sarah at 570-265-7753 or nthapa@nthardwoods.org if you are interested in scheduling a closed training session. This includes Game of Logging Levels 1-4 and Storm Damage. Details Register

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