With a busy season shaping up quickly & SAR prevention as the goal, the outreach teams are sharing the message at ski hills, trail-heads, in schools & on all media streams
Update on the SAR-NIF Swiftwater project for November 2016
An update on the progress disbursing the Province of BC’s 10 million dollar one-time SAR funding
Information on the upcoming BCSARA 2017 elections for representatives and board members.
AdventureSmart is a national outreach program focusing on outdoor safety education designed to promote personal preparedness, encourage safe outdoor activities and lifestyles concentrating on search & rescue prevention. Teams will be working closely with the BC Search & Rescue Association, the 80 SAR groups and 2500 volunteer members increasing awareness to help reduce the number …
The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) is very pleased to announce that approval has been received for funding under Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR-NIF) to establish a sophisticated provincial on-line database. This 3-year project will procure and implement a province-wide on-line ISRID-compliant database (software) that will accumulate extensive information on past operational history, as well …
An update on the BCSARA Rope Rescue Program Update project
BCSARA is providing a new tool to our 2500 SAR volunteers in the form of a mobile app available for iPhone and Android.
BCSARA and the BC & Yukon Branch of the Lifesaving Society have signed a contract to provide additional support for AdventureSmart in BC.
In January, the Province of BC announced $10 million in funding for the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) as further support for ground search and rescue (GSAR) volunteers across the province. These funds are essential to continuing the outstanding volunteer ground search and rescue services British Columbians benefit from. “Our BC Search and Rescue teams are among …