KY Master Logger Program

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The Kentucky Master Logger Program is designed to enhance the logger’s ability to operate efficiently within the framework of constantly changing environmental and safety regulations.

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3-Day Program

The 3-day 2018 schedule is complete. Please check below.

3 Day Program Registration Form
3 Day Program Schedule

General Information

The course is comprised of three one-day sessions at a cost of $85.00 per person for the entire 3-day course.  To be recognized as a Kentucky Master Logger, the participant must attend and participate in all three days.  It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and dress for current weather conditions.  Field activities that require minimal physical ability (mainly hiking in forested areas) are a part of the program. 

The program will provide all participants with handout materials, pens or pencils, bumper stickers and after completing the program a Kentucky Master Logger Designation card and certificate.  There are informational quizzes given at selected times throughout the 3-days. 

The course times are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm local time each day, and lunch will not be provided.  In most cases there are local establishments to dine at or you can bring a sack lunch.  Each program is limited to 50 participants.

Below is a brief outline of 3-day program.  In some cases the topics will be moved from one day to another due to sudden scheduling conflicts with instructors.

Day One
:
Laws and regulations, water quality and best management practices (indoors and outdoor activities), KFIA update

Day Two:
Best management practices (indoor and outdoor activities)

Day Three:
Fatality review, OSHA regulations and chainsaw safety and directional felling (outdoor demonstration possible)

Each program is limited to 50 participants.
The table below gives the current pre-registration number.


REGISTRATION

You can register for a program by submitting a registration form and check or money order to the Kentucky Master Logger office. The Master Logger Office now accepts Visa and Mastercard for payment for its programs. Please call 859-257-6230 to pay with a credit card. Click on the following link for the registration form. 

Kentucky Master Logger 3-Day Program Registration Form (KML-8)


The Kentucky Master Logger office will send you confirmation of your registration.

Register as soon as possible. Many classes have a limited number of participants. If you are registering within 2 weeks of a class contact the KML office at 859-257-6230 or 800-859-6006.

If necessary you can print a full graphics version of the current Kentucky Master Logger Registration Brochure. The brochure contains information on program locations and dates, what occurs during each of the three days of training and a registration form. This version of the registration brochure requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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2018- 3-Day Program Schedule

Program locations and dates (Updated 7/5/18).

County
Dates
Location
# Registered
Grayson

Feb. 20, 21, 22

Leitchfield -
Cooperative Extension
Service Office
30 grads
Carter
March 20, 21, 22
Grayson - Cooperative Extension Service Office
36 grads
Hopkins
April 10, 11, 12
Madisonville -
Cooperative Extension Service Office
10 grads
Floyd
May 15, 16, 17

Prestonsburg -
Cooperative Extension Service Office

32 grads

Marshall
July 10, 11, 12
Benton -
Cooperative Extension Service Office
12 grads
Metcalfe
September 18, 19, 20

Edmonton –
Cooperative Extension Service Office

14 registered

Owen

October 23, 24, 25

Owenton - Cooperative Extension Service Office

9 registered
Clay
Nov. 6, 7, 8

Manchester
Cooperative Extension Service Office

22 registered