During the August 24th Gilford Old Home Day Woodsman Competition, Ossian Batchelder of the Belknap Landscape Company (BLC) Tree & Crane Service crew won the Pole Climb contest and earned a second place overall, scoring 30 points.
Clark Gareau, BLC Tree Care Specialist, with 31 points, took third place overall score in the BLC-sponsored lumberjack contest. Instrumental in the event set-up, the timber milling and delivery, these employees joined in the fray with 26 others on a sunny Old Home Day. Gareau previously completed his course of study and exams to become a Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP). Belknap Landscape earned TCIA Accreditation status last summer. This past season Gareau has earned the NH Arborist Certification, as well.