The Game of Logging

Ricky Fennimore, Sports Editor

The Game of Logging is a course that teaches chainsaw skills like cutting techniques, saw maintenance and most importantly, safety. On the first day, instructors David Birdsall and Kyle Brennan each took a group of River Bend students into the woods where they learned how to safely drop a tree. On the second day, students learned how to properly maintain a chainsaw. This included cleaning the air filter, checking

BMU Senior, Lucas Welch eyes down the area where he wants his tree to fall.
BMU Senior, Connor Bogie listens to instructor David Birdsall just before he begins cutting down his tree.

the fuel filter, looking at the spark plug, and sharpening the chain.