Women Can Do: Chainsaw Practice 2016

Kim explains the saw at the chainless 'safe station'. Enthusiasm wasn’t dampened by a little afternoon rain last Thursday when female high-school students learned how to safely use chainsaws and cut tree cookies at the Women Can Do Expo at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, Vermont. The Expo is an annual event put on by [...]

October 19th, 2016|Education, Forest Stewardship Institute, Highlights, News|

Women Can Do 2013

This year, as we have done for the past two years, Cody and I shared the pleasures and pitfalls of working with chainsaws with about 60 girls who will be Vermont’s next generation of fierce workforce women. This year, to our surprise and delight, the weather was perfect - crisp enough that we knew it was fall, but [...]

November 14th, 2013|Conservation Corps, Education, News|