Friday, June 17th, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2022 OSWEGO and ONONDAGA COUNTIES – Thirteen new recruits are now qualified to join the Oswego and Onondaga County volunteer search and rescue teams after complet...
Monday, April 18th, 2022
2022 SponsorshipWilderness Search and Rescue Team is looking for supporters for the coming year. Each dollar of your donation will go to our mission of searching for lost persons in NYS. Training and ...
Monday, October 11th, 2021
We would like to thank all the runners, sponsors and zombies that cameo out to the 2021 ROTD. For some pictures of the event go here - ROTD 2021
Saturday, July 24th, 2021
Yesterday members attended the summer NYS Federation Meeting in Oswego County.
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Sunday, January 5th, 2014
Wilderness Search and Rescue is looking for your help to help one of our own. Jeff and Laura McIlroy are very active members of WSAR. Jeff not only is a Crew Boss, but also serves the position of Treasurer.
Saturday, December 21st, 2013
Oswego County Pioneer Search and Rescue Team will be hosting SAR Academy 2014 in Oswego NY. Those interested in joining WSAR or other local SAR Teams are required to take this training prior to membership.
The Hunt Participate and win at minimum $500!!! Use your wits, agility, google skills and our daily clues to reach the objective. Step One: Registration In order to participate you must register prior to the start date via SSA website.
Search and Rescue members held monthly drill today at Highland Forest in the 24 degree weather. Members arrived shortly before 09:00 to a missing hiker scenario and were briefed on the hikers info then set up Type I teams to search for the hiker.
Saturday, December 7th, 2013
Today members from Wilderness SAR Team worked with Boy Scout Troop 22 from Jamesville-DeWitt area on Search and Rescue. The training was heald at Highland Forest. Team members went over basic Hug A Tree items, pack equipment and search techniques.
Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
At 1734 WSAR was dispatched along with Bridgeport and South Bay Fire for a missing hunter in Cicero Swamp. Staging was the Bridgeport Rod and gun Club on Bull St. The request was made by law enforcement on scene.
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
The NYS Federation of SAR held its annual elections on November 9th. The officers for 2014 are as follows - Chairman - Jeffrey Sikora (Wilderness Search and Rescue Team) Vice Chairman - Vernon Brownell (Team 5-1) Secretary - Jennifer Culver Eagle Valley Search Dogs) Treasurer - Ann MacBride (SAR...
Sunday, November 10th, 2013
SAR Training in the Cold and Rain 2 Wilderness members participated in our bi-monthly drill this morning. On arrival to the staging are team were met with a scenario of a missing/ overdue hunter in the rain and cold.
The NYS Federation of SAR Teams will hold there annual meeting this weekend in PArish. Member teams from accross New York State will meet to discuss items from the last year, items for next year and trainings coming soon.
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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Team Elections for the 2014 year were held last month. New Officers for 2014 area as follows - Team Coordinator - Jason Baleno Deputy Coordinator - Jeff Sikora Treasurer - Jeff Mc Ilroy Secretary - Kathy Sikora Captain and Lieutenant will be announced later this year.
Saturday, October 26th, 2013 info on the ROTD that was held this year
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
SAR units held there monthly drill last night in the cold and rain. Senario was a overdue hiker. SAR teams did a Type I search on the trails and located the subject in need of evacuation. A fire was started to warm the subject while members built a makeshift stretcher to ge the hiker out of the wood...
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
Winter Weather Awareness Week continues! Heavy snow can immobilize a region and paralyze a city. Accumulations of snow can cause roofs to collapse and knock down trees and power lines. The cost of snow removal, repairing damages, and the loss of business can have severe economic impacts and citi...
Monday, October 21st, 2013
The 2nd Annual ROTD was a huge success. 20 WSAR members were on site to assist in the event and 3 of these members also participated in the event on the first wave. 3 different bands played until 8PM. Multiple photographers were on site for the entire day and YNN also ran a story on the event.
Monday, October 14th, 2013
Thats right it is happening again. The 2nd Annual ROTD is coming up quickly. See more info here -
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