Wayne is cutting a log during the training class. The field portion occurs after classroom training. Oh, and reading the 72-pages of Course Material. Sierra N.F. Winter 2017 Chainsaw Training

Sierra N.F. Winter 2017 Chainsaw Training

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The Sierra National Forest hosted a Chainsaw Training Class (free to volunteers) to teach new Chainsaw Sawyers and recertify already Certified Chainsaw Sawyers. There was a total of 14 people on the first day and 11 of us on the second day.


Todd Brockman is one of the founders of Wilderness Corps. He came up with the idea while on Trail Crew in the Los Padres National Forest. He has been backpacking just about all his life. Todd Brockman was a Trail Crew Leader for the Ventnana Wilderness Alliance and was a Volunteer Wilderness Steward in the Los Padres National Forest for 2 years. Todd then volunteered as Weekend Wilderness Ranger for the 2013 season in the Sierra National Forrest. Todd’s is involved with many organizations that promote Wilderness Stewardship from Washington D.C. to the local level. Todd is an IT Professional however, Todd says the best job ever would be to part of the solitude of the Wilderness.

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Wilderness Permits are required to overnight in the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Kaiser Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness and Ansel Adams. Please get a permit. Bear cans are required in the Sierra National Forest.