Learning saw skills from brushing a trail corridor with a handsaw/loppers to sizing up and clearing a jackstraw mess of trees down with a crosscut saw, TKO seeks to provide volunteers and professionals skills and certifications that can enable folks to give back to trails and communities.
TKO Saw School is a series of foundational and technical training activities. From being an informed brushing specialist with a handsaw to advanced expertise in sawyer skills for bucking and felling trees, we want to ensure we are outfitting communities of Oregon with folks that can help when the time comes.
This series of informative videos gives the viewer information on all things saw, from saw types and binds, to USFS organizational structure and our own saw program. They can’t replace hands-on training, but will give you a “log” up when you attend a training or certification course!
Little to no experience with a cross cut saw? Don’t know what the heck “cross cut” even is? Start with this six video series!
Do you wonder how we’ll fix all these trail challenges? Watch these short videos to prepare you for a TKO Volunteer Experience:
Use your completed Scout Sheet to fill out the Google form. Multiple issues will require multiple reports. Tell us about your trails!
Tell us about your experience on the trails regarding covid-19 “Take Care Out There” guidelines using the trail experience report. All of these reports will be made anonymously.
Send us a message to learn more about how you can help us advocate for Oregon’s trails. Or contact us at:
Trail Keepers of Oregon
P.O. Box 14814
Portland, Oregon 97293
Trailkeeper University is supported by generous contributions from our partners