VARYSBURG — A chainsaw safety program for women landowners has been set for Friday.

The program will take place 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Wyomoco on 2780 Buffalo Rd.

The class is limited to 10 people. It will cover personal protective equipment, safety features, chainsaw sharpening, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, planning the fell, and more.

Participants are asked to bring their own chainsaw, along with any personal equipment such as chaps, eye protection and a hardhat. They are also advised to bring a bagged lunch.

The class is sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County. Cost to participate is $35.

Contact Debra Welch at (585) 786-2251 or djw275@cornell.edu to register.

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