Learn the basic function and operation of a chainsaw and how to handle it safely in the Beginner Chainsaw Operation and Safety Workshop offered by Natural Land Institute on Sunday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., in Rockton, Illinois. 

This is a great learning opportunity for volunteers, professionals, and landowners. Equipment will be provided. Dress for the weather. The workshop will take place in an unheated barn and outside. There will be a lunch break and attendees may bring a lunch or visit a local restaurant. The workshop will be led by Zach Grycan (Natural Land Institute), and Melissa Grycan, (The Land Conservancy of McHenry County). 

Cost: $35 per person. Please register by Friday, November 1 online here at the Natural Land Institute website or call (815) 964-6666.