NLI’s Director of Stewardship, Zach Grycan, will teach you how to use a chainsaw and safety techniques. The instruction will take place at Nygren Wetland Preserve, 3190 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, and then after lunch (on your own) everyone will meet at Burr Oak Valley Preserve, 7405 Elevator Rd., Roscoe, to put your training into use there. Cost: $35 per person. Register by calling 815/964-6666 or by email: This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning how to handle a chainsaw and can include volunteers from NLI, other land trusts, land owners and others.

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