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Stafford instructor takes top honors in logging competitions

Photo courtesy of Stafford Technical Center
Stafford Forestry, Natural Resources and Horticulture Instructor Mark Raishart during a recent Game of Logging Competition.
Stafford Technical Center is pleased to announce that Forestry, Natural Resources and Horticulture Instructor, Mark Raishart, took first place in the Landowner Class in the Game of Logging, Regional Competition in Chester, Vt. on Sept. 1. In addition, he also placed second in the Landowner Class in the Game of Logging National Competition held in Cambridge, Ohio at the Paul Bunyan Show on Oct. 5.

Both competitions included events that focused on accuracy with a chainsaw, as well as controlling the saw to make precise cuts.
The Game of Logging (GOL) is widely acknowledged as the premier timber harvesting training program in the country, offering hands on training in a competitive environment. Top instructors across the country combine demonstration with participation to teach safety, productivity, conservation and cutting techniques.

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