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NWCG Nomination Form

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Student Roster

Please submit an electronic NWCG nomination form to course coordinator.

Course Dates: June 11 - June 15, 2012

Location:
TBD
Grand Junction, CO

Course Coordinator:
Mark Murrell

Phone: (970)-263-5810
E-mail:mmurrell@fs.fed.us

 

S-212

WILDFIRE POWERSAWS


COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This 28 hour course is a combined classroom/field exercise format providing skill training for work as a power saw operator on wildfires. Cutting techniques and procedures presented are of uniform applicability throughout the United States. Significant tree/brush species differences are addressed as necessary, and local and regional species are stressed.

OBJECTIVES:
Demonstrate skill in use and handling of power saws.
Identify safe and correct procedures for felling, bucking, and slashing.
Identify correct power saw troubleshooting and repair procedures.

TARGET GROUP:
Personnel desiring to gain competency in the use of power saws.

COURSE PREREQUISITES:
None