What's the Skills Arena?
Check out this video from New England Grows!
The Skills Arena will feature safety education and skills competitions designed for all positions of a tree care crew, from the ground worker to the crew leader and every level in between.
Schedule of Events
(as of February 14, 2018)
Monday, March 26
9:00-9:45 am Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques (Presentation)
9:45-10:45 am Chainsaw Skills Challenge
11:00-11:45 am Arborist Technical Rigging (Presentation)
11:45 am-12:45 pm Rigging Skills Challenge
1:15-2:00 pm Tree Industry and Logging Trauma Treatment (TILTT)
2:00-3:00 pm TILTT Skills Challenge
Tuesday, March 27
8:00-9:00 am Challenge to be determined
9:00-9:45 am Technical Tree Climbing (Presentation)
9:45-10:45 am Climbing Skills Challenge
11:00-11:45 am Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques (Presentation)
11:45 am-12:45 pm Chainsaw Skills Challenge