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PAGE11MAZINAIGANSPRING2015ENFORCEMENTChainsawsafetyclasswelcomedBayMillssnaringworkshopGLIFWCWardenTerryCarrickledatwo-daysnareworkshoponJanuary31standFebruary1statMigiziHallintheBayMillscommunity.ThiswasthesecondyearforCarrickpresentingasnaringwork-shopforGLIFWC.Theworkshopattractedtwelveparticipantsthefirstdayandsixteenthefollowingday.Tribalmemberslearnedhowtomakesnaresandproperlysetthem.SnaringhasbeenpracticedforeveratBayMillsCarricksays.Hisparentsschooledhimintheart.Thecrewventuredoutdoorsandsettheirsnaresforthemtositovernightandendedupwithawaaboozrabbitfordinner.Rabbitsandsnowshoeharesaretheprimarytargetofsnaresbutanocca-sionalpartridgecanbecaughtespeciallyinthefall.Carricksaysiftheinterestcontinuestobetherehewillpresentanotherworkshopnextyear.SEFirstdeerMitchellMcGeshickJr.proudlydisplayshisrstdeerharvestedduringthefallhuntingseason.MitchellisarecentgraduateoftheHunterSafetycourseofferedon-reservationbyGLIFWCConservationOfcerMattKniskernandPatrickHazenLacVieuxDesertyouthdirector.photosubmittedLacduFlambeauWis.ThiswasafirstWeallknowabouthuntersnow-mobileandATVsafetyclassesbutchainsawsafetyisanewone.AlevelonechainsawsafetyclassdrewnineparticipantstoLacduFlambeauonJanuary28cladinheavyworkbootsandreadyforaday-longsessioninhandlingachainsawsafely.BeforetheendofthedaytheycouldhollertimberWethoughttheopportunitytoco-sponsorthisclasswasveryimportantstatesGLIFWCWardenHeatherNaigusbecausemoretribalmembersbegantorelyonfirewoodforheatafterpropanepricessoared.InstructorBenParsonForestIndustrySafetyandTrainingAllianceInc.reviewedchainsawbasicswiththeparticipantsincludingpersonalprotectiveequip-mentchainsawsafetyfeaturesreactiveforcesofthechainsawhowachainsawfunctionsandsafehandlingandmaintenanceofachainsaw.Healsowentoverthebasicborecuthowtoestablishahingeinatreeandhowtomakeanopenfacenotchinatree.Withchainsawsinhandparticipantslatertooktothewoodstopracticeboringtechniquesandultimatelyteamed-uptofellatree.Participantsrangedinagesfrom16onupandincludednoviceandseasonedchainsawusers.Buteventhosewhohadbeenusingchainsawsforyearsbenefited.Oneparticipantstatedhedidntrealizehowdangeroushehadbeen.Thesessionconcludedwithhopesforaleveltwochainsawtraininginthenearfuture.ThesessionwassponsoredbytheUpperMidwestAgriculturalSafetyandHealthClinictheNationalFarmMedicineCenterandGLIFWCandwascoor-dinatedbyGLIFWCWardenHeatherNaigus.HopesforasecondleveltrainingvoicedBySueEricksonStaffWriterTotheleftTimothyWaldenshowshowtosetasnare.BelowleftNicholasCameronanddaughterMaryJaneshowofftheircatchofthemorning.BelowPaulaCarrickdemonstratestheartofsnaremaking.PhotosbyEricaCarrickBayMillsHealthyStartInstructorBenParsonsdemonstratesboringtechniquesforworkshopparticipantsBillKaneGLIFWCWardenJordanMcKellipsMikeZimmermanGLIFWCWardenMikePopovichandColeChapmantheyoungestparticipantage16intheclass.photobyHeatherNaigusBillKanefellsatreeasMikeZimmermanandBenParsonslookon.photobyHeatherNaigus