Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Upcoming SHARP Logger Training Programs

The following are lists of opportunities around the state to complete the SHARP Logger core program and to earn continuing education credits in 2019.

Click on the links below to download the information you need:

  • SHARP Logger CE Requirements (pdf)
  • Documenting participation in other programs form (pdf)
  • Pre-registration form (pdf)
  • SHARP Logger Program FAQ (pdf)
  • Continuing Education (CE) FAQ (pdf)

Planned SHARP Logger Core Programs

(Must complete all three (3) core classes (18 hours total) to become a SHARP Logger)

Location
Sustainable
Forestry
Logging Safety
BMPs and
Harvest Planning
More Information Contact
Halifax September 13 Sept. 20 Sept 27 Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu
Galax Sept. 16 Sept 23 Sept 30

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR - Bill Worrelll -276-889-8056 or bworrell@vt.edu

West Point Area (King and Queen Co.) October 4 October 11 October 18 Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu
Clifton Forge October 23 October 30 November 6

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR - Bill Worrelll -276-889-8056 or bworrell@vt.edu

Planned SHARP Logger Continuing Education Programs

(click on the Continuing Education Class description for more information)
Continuing Education classes are for individuals who have completed the core program.

Continuing Education Location
Class Description
Dates
CE Credits
Registration Contact
Alberta SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits Sept. 17 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

West Point

Log and Lumber Grading Workshop

6 CE credits Sept 27, 2019 Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu
Clifton Forge SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits Oct. 7, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Pittsylvania County

Legal Issues for Logging Business Management 4 CE Credits October 17, 2019 Call or email Scott Barrett at:
540-231-6494 or
sharplogger.vt.edu

OR

Ron Jenkins at:
804-677-4290 or
info@valoggers.org

Lynchburg

Rustburg

SHARP Logger Update Course +

Area logger Day (safety and felling workshop)

3 CE Credits +

3 CE credits

Oct. 23

2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Augusta SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits

Nov. 1

2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Franklin City SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits Nov. 13 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Galax SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits Dec. 2, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR - Bill Worrelll -276-889-8056 or bworrell@vt.edu

Martinsville

 

SHARP Logger Update Course ***

and Sustainable Forestry Class

3 CE Credits +

3 CE credts

Dec. 6, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Alberta

Area Logger Day (Safety and Felling Workshop) 6 CE Credits

Dec. 10 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu
Tazewell

SHARP Logger Update Course

*** This date has changed and was advertised in the newsletter as a different date

3 CE credits Dec. 12***, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR - Bill Worrelll -276-889-8056 or bworrell@vt.edu

New Kent SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE Credits Dec. 13, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

Duffield SHARP Logger Update Course 3 CE credis Dec. 16, 2019

Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR - Bill Worrelll -276-889-8056 or bworrell@vt.edu

Ashland

Legal Issues for Logging Business Management

4 CE Credits December 17, 2019 Call SHARP Logger Program at: 540-231-6494 or E-mail:
sharplogger@vt.edu

OR

Ron Jenkins at:
804-677-4290 or
info@valoggers.org
Dates for 2020 trainings will be posted as they become available.

If you have any questions on SHARP Logger requirements, please contact us at 540-231-6494 or E-mail: sharplogger@vt.edu

   

 

Other Continuing Education Programs Approved for SHARP Logger Continuing Education Credits

Location
Title
Credits and Information
Dates
Link
Charlottesville Grading Logs, Lumber, and Proper Wood Drying Techniques 4.5 CE Credits Nov. 7, 2019

registration opens Oct. 14 at:

Trees Virginia Events

contact: Joe.Lehnen@dof.virginia.gov