When forestry is second nature

From the Amazonas in South America to the Arabian montane woodlands, forests and humans have influenced each other for centuries. Your understanding of the ecosystem, your kinship with the terrain, is what makes you a successful forester. We have gathered all of our experience and knowledge to enable you to get the most out of your partnership with nature.
  • Clearing in the forest after a storm
  • After the storm
  • Forest projects

    After the storm

    Families trapped in their homes. Trees coming straight at you while working. As a firefighter in frequently storm-hit Mississippi, Woodman Speights has plenty of experience of working with chainsaws in tough conditions. Like the dangerous task of storm cleanup – something that should only be done by trained professionals. “I’ve seen some serious damage,” he says.
    • Time: Depends on amount of damage
    • Effort: High
    • Level: Professional
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  • Tools to use

    Things to keep in mind when you buy a chainsaw

    Looking to prune bushes, or to cut down trees? When buying a new chainsaw the most important thing to consider is how you will use it.

  • Proper preperation

    Our 7 best tips for safe, efficient tree limbing

    When working with chainsaws, limbing is usually the operation that requires the most time and effort. With this in mind; you have a lot to gain by learning a good technique.

  • Safety

    Stay safe and warm – the chainsaw accessories you need to get started

    When it comes to safety clothing and equipment, different rules and regulations apply in different countries. But no matter where you are, this list of items will enhance your safety when working with chainsaws.

  • From professionals

    On top of her game – Kiah Martin on being one of the best arborists in the world

    Remember when you were a child and climbed trees? Some people keep climbing and become arborists. Some of them become the best in the world. One member of that elite group is Kiah Martin, a world champion winning arborist based in Melbourne. This is her story.

  • About the forest

    Tree care and nature conversation - a natural part of modern forestry

    The forest is too valuable not to be thought of from a long perspective. Because of this, tree care and nature conservation not only should – but must – be a part of modern forestry.

  • Usage

    How to get your chainsaw started

    Believe it or not; but “how do I start a chainsaw?” is a common question (or at least a frequent Google search) amongst chainsaw users. In this guide we’ve put together some tips on how to get your saw ready to perform.

  • From professionals

    Safer work at fast pace along power line corridors

    Things move quickly when a team is felling trees and cutting branches along a power line corridor. It's a tough job that requires high precision at all times. Gerry Breton, Safety Director at Lucas Tree Experts, decided at an early stage to invest in Husqvarna saws with the unique chain brake TrioBrake. It proved to be a profitable investment. Chainsaw user Bill Raleigh and his colleagues are now working smarter – using better working techniques and working more safely and ergonomically.

  • From professionals

    Efficient logging in heat at high altitude

    It's a warm, dry, remote location high in the mountains. Big trees are felled here at a rapid rate on the steep slopes. It's a tough environment that makes great demands on both the loggers and their machines. Jaime Wagenfuhr and his son Graham are enjoying every minute. Using chainsaws with the self-adjusting carburettor AutoTune allows them to work unhindered and efficiently – at all altitudes and at all temperatures.

  • Maintenance

    Taking care of your cutting equipment

    A chainsaw needs regular servicing to perform at its best and last for a long time. Here’s a guide to the things you can take care of yourself.