Dwight Yochim, former SAR volunteer with 25 years experience in SAR, has been selected as the new BCSARA Senior Manager.
Summer 2019 was full of adventure and travel, exploration and excitement, in addition to search and rescue group collaboration, outdoor recreation industry partnerships and teamwork. All in the name of public safety and SAR prevention.
The ‘Labour Day Long Weekend’ is all about celebrating with one last summer adventure, your investment in ‘trip safety’ can mean the difference between a successful outcome and becoming a statistic.
What can ‘you do’?
BC Day Long Weekend Public Safety Announcement
Long weekends are the busiest for the 2500 BC Search & Rescue Volunteers who respond to over 1700 incidents every year.
BCSARA is pleased to announce that the Project Management contract for the Search and Rescue Prevention Indigenous Engagement project has been awarded to 2 Badgers Consulting Inc of Westbank, British Columbia
The “Canada Day Long Weekend” is all about celebrating our country with family and friends by hiking, biking, paddling, camping & boating, incidentally, mishaps occur that can be prevented
BCSARA has an immediate need for a project manager on the Search and Rescue Prevention Indigenous Engagement project.
BC AdventureSmart is seeking outreach educators in Vancouver and Kelowna for the Summer 2019 season. See the attached PDF below for the job postings including required skills, duties and application process.
On Saturday March 23 2019 the Province of BC announced the largest funding grant to the 80 recognized ground search and rescues groups in BC. BCSARA President Chris Kelly and AdventureSmart Director Sandra Riches responded to Minister Farnworth’s announcement.
The entire Ground Search and Rescue community in British Columbia is delighted with the Province’s announcement of $18.6 million to fund the 80 recognized GSAR groups across BC