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MASAR Conference - May 19-21, 2023

The conference will held at Camp Wavus in Jefferson, Maine, on the weekend of May 19-21, 2023. Check this site frequently for the tentative schedule and registration information.




Confirmed details:


  • 09:00-18:00 BASAR written exam and some field skills


  • Mental Health First Aid (This is an 8-hour, certificate course)

  • Challenge Course

  • Suicide Prevention and Response in a Search and Rescue Role

  • NOAA Weather and lightning safety and NOAA weather app

  • Planning and managing the search and mapping and apps used

  • Kate Breastrup

  • Foraging for Wild Mushrooms; Great food and the Risk of Poisoning

  • GAIA App

  • Sterling Rope


  • Human Remains

  • Outdoor Awareness and Natural Navigation Skills, Maine Primitive Skills School

  • Searching for human remains in the natural environment

  • CPR

  • Grid search practice and demo

  • Map and compass refresher

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