the COVID-19 pandemic puts extra pressure on emergency resources across the province, the B.C. Search and Rescue Association and Emergency Management B.C. are appealing to the public to take extra caution if heading into the outdoors
During these fast-changing times where everyone is looking to maintain social distance but keep themselves busy, many are turning to BC’s great outdoors. BCSARA encourages you to enjoy what BC has to offer but would like to ask the public of BC to do their part to come home safe and follow these recommendations
The once all volunteer organization now has three full-time staff to help the BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA)
BCSARA is hiring a Manager of Finance and Administration
Dwight Yochim, former SAR volunteer with 25 years experience in SAR, has been selected as the new BCSARA Senior Manager.
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.
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
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
AdventureSmart and SARVAC (Canada’s national Volunteer SAR Agency) have released the AdventureSmart Trip Planning App.