Arkansas Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils

Graphic of the outline of the state of Arkansas. R C & D.

Arkansas Association of

Resource Conservation

and Development Council, Inc.


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MAKE PLANS NOW TO ATTEND
THE ANNUAL AARC & D MEETING
AUG 1st and 2nd 2018
HOT SPRINGS AR

ATTENTION! PLEASE SIGN UP WITH YOUR LOCAL OFFICE for CHAINSAW SAFETY CLASSES

Starting in JUNE 2018

CHAINSAW SAFETY

& IN-WOODS RESCUE

Two Different Training Opportunities!

Emergency Responders, Road Crews, Disaster Teams, and everyone operating a chainsaw are encouraged to join us. Each workshop is free and Lunch will be provided. Our instructor is Dana Hinkley, from Berlin, New Hampshire. Dana has done numerous safety workshops in Arkansas and across the nation since 2001. Both programs have been approved by the Arkansas Fire Academy for 8 hours of Certified Training credit.

Chainsaw Safety 

9:00 am Safely Operating a Chain Saw – Presentation covering all safety and handling aspects of operating a chain saw, along with the vital importance of wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch 

1:00-2:30 pm Tree Felling Demonstration - Techniques for safely felling and handling difficult and storm damaged trees.  

In-Woods Rescue for First Responders 

9:00 am  Communications, Legalities, Incident Command, Types of Injuries, Mechanism of Injury, 

Safety, Scene Control

12:00 – 1:00    Lunch 

1:00-3:00 pm    Scenarios and Demonstrations

For information on the workshop in your area, contact the offices listed below: 

     * Please register with the local contact as soon as possible *

Location, Date, Local Contact Information

Sharp County / Chainsaw June 13 Kerrie Brightwell, Sharp Co. Conservation DistAsh Flat Community Center 870-994-7335 (ext 3)

20 Arnhart Road Kerrie.Brightwell@ar.nacdnet.net

Ash Flat, AR 72513

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Randolph County / Chainsaw June 14 Lisa Cagle

Black River Technical College 870-892-3623 (ext 3)

Leta Academy Bldg. Fire Science Room Lisa.Cagle@ar.nacdnet.net

1410 Highway 304

Pocahontas, AR 72455

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Randolph County / Rescue June 15  Lisa Cagle

Black River Technical College 870-892-3623 (ext 3)

Leta Academy Bldg. Fire Science Room Lisa.Cagle@ar.nacdnet.net

1410 Highway 304

Pocahontas, AR 72455

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Logan County / Chainsaw June 16 Roger Osborne

Logan County OEM Bldg. 479-518-5052

2nd and Maple Street

Paris, AR 72855

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Benton Co. / Chainsaw June 18  Benton County Conservation District

Gentry Fire Station Gail Sparks

521 West 3rd 479-273-2622 (ext. 3) 

Gentry, AR 72734 gail.sparks@ar.nacdnet.net

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Independence Co. / Chainsaw June 19 Ricki Gilbert

UACCB Fire Training Center 870-793-4164 (ext 3) / 855-652-2088 (fax)

2005 White Drive ricki.gilbert@ar.nacdnet.net

Batesville, AR 72501

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Independence Co. / Rescue June 20 Ricki Gilbert

UACCB Fire Training Center 870-793-4164 (ext 3) / 855-652-2088 (fax)

2005 White Drive ricki.gilbert@ar.nacdnet.net

Batesville, AR 72501

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Boy Scout / Chainsaw June 21 T. J. Jones

Gus Blass Scout Reservation 501-831-3312

Reynolds Training Center

Damascus, AR 72039

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Lavaca Fire & Rescue / Chainsaw June 22 Paul Sanders 

Lavaca Elementary School 479-462-6311

1000 S. Division pjsanders91@yahoo.com 

Lavaca, AR 72941

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Lavaca Fire & Rescue / Rescue June 23 Paul Sanders 

Lavaca Elementary School 479-462-6311

1000 S. Division pjsanders91@yahoo.com 

Lavaca, AR 72941

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Polk County / Chainsaw June 25 Sharon Walston 479-437-6054

Mena National Guard Armory sharon.walston@ar.nacdnet.net

804 Morrow St. N OR

Mena, AR 71953               Mary Holland     479-437-6048

mary.holland@ar.usda.gov

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Clark County / Chainsaw June 26 JoAnn Hardy

Manchester Community Center (RCI Building) 870-345-3342

1216 Manchester Road joann.hardy@ar.usda.gov

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Assistance is available without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, handicap, marital status or national origin.

Arkansas Association of Resource Conservation
and Development Councils, Inc.
2058 Highway 95 Solgohachia, AR 72156
501-354-7900

Last Date Modified 5/14/2018