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MASAR Conference 2020

The 2020 MASAR Conference will be held on May 15-17 at Camp Wavus (88 Wavus Point Rd) in beautiful Jefferson, Maine. 

The conference will be co-hosted by Maine Mounted Search and Rescue (MMSAR) and Maine Search and Rescue Dogs



The class schedule is still being developed but here's what 

we know so far! Stay tuned for more information.


  • Friday Keynote: Warden Alan Curtis

  • Saturday Keynote: Kate Flora, Author of "Death Dealer" etc. 


Classes on:

  • Human Remains Identification

  • Situational Awareness (EMS CEHs)

  • Basic Rope Rescue

  • Equine Air Scent Detection (Incl. Demonstration)

  • Lt Adam: Resource Deployment Strategies & Case Studies

  • Firearm Safety (for when the search subject has a firearm)

  • Leadership

  • Search-Ready Fitness and Injury Prevention

  • What it Takes to Train a SAR Dog

  • Teaching Article Scent Search to Dogs & Horses

  • GPS training by Garmin

  • Basic Mantracking and Clue Awareness

  • Scent Behavior

  • Drones and SAR Animals

  • Search and Rescue Field Assessments (EMS CEHs)

  • Respiratory Emergencies and Treatment (EMS CEHs)

  • Dangerous Drugs and Hazards (EMS CEHs)

  • How NOT to have a Tick Encounter

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