Learn Proper Chainsaw Operation and Safety

Learn the basic function and operation of a chainsaw and how to handle it safely. Natural Land Institute will offer the Beginner Chainsaw Operation and Safety Workshop on Sun., Nov. 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at their Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, Ill.

This is a great learning opportunity for volunteers, professionals, and landowners. Equipment will be provided. Dress for the weather. The workshop will take place in an unheated barn and outside. There will be a lunch break and attendees may bring a lunch or visit a local restaurant. The workshop will be led by Zach Grycan (Natural Land Institute), and Melissa Grycan, (The Land Conservancy of McHenry County).

Cost: $35 per person. Please register by Fri., Nov. 1 at www.naturalland.org or call 815/964-6666.

About Natural Land Institute
The Natural Land Institute, an accredited conservation land trust, is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization based in Rockford, Illinois, which has protected more than 17,300 acres of natural land in Illinois since 1958. The current service area covers twelve counties in northern Illinois. NLI’s mission is to create an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants and animals. For more information and to donate:  www.NaturalLand.org.