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     Skills Arena

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