Friday, March 23, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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Downs Community Fire Protection District
102 W Main St.
Downs, IL 61736

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$25.00 - includes TCIA Chain Saw Specialist study manual with exam to earn the Chain Saw Specialist credential.


Josh Guin



Todd Kramer




Only crew members with a full comprehension and understanding of chain saw operations should operate a chain saw in tree work.  This workshop contains essential information for chain saw operators - both on the ground and in the air.  Topics include site and tree inspections, planning the work, determining tree height and lean, starting the saw, safe body positioning, face cuts and notches, the felling plan, and more.

Attendees have the option to earn TCIA's Chain Saw Specialist credential by passing the exam in the TCIA Chain Saw Specialist manual (included with registration). The Specialist credential includes a certificate of completion, laminated wallet card, arm patch, and decal.

This class is partially funded by a grant from

Check-in begins at 7:30 am and class is from 8:00am until noon. 

CEUs: TCIA CTSP - 3.75 - ISA Certified Arborist - 3.75