About Us

Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue is a community-based volunteer emergency response organization.
Our purpose is to find and rescue lost person(s). ESGSAR's territory covers from Porter`s Lake to Mooseland and up the Meagher`s Grant Rd.(Hwy.357) to Crawford`s Bridge. Our team can also provide assistance to teams outside our area when requested.
Our base is at 5688 Highway #7 Head of Chezzetcook where we have classroom facilities and store our command bus, support vehicles boats and kayaks.

Our Bus  
ESGSAR has a training committee of professional, dedicated personnel who spend a great deal of time fine tuning and presenting training programs to our team members. All of these programs have theory and practice components.

A sample of our training topics:

• Safety procedures for self and team
• Map and compass
• GPS
• Wilderness survival
• Equipment
• Search skills
• Tracking
• Types of searches
• Flagging
• Clue awareness and preservation
• Basic and wilderness first-aid
• Equipment and clothing
• Knots and lashings
• Computer mapping & SAR software
• Radio use and operation
• Logistics

   
   
Interested in becoming a member? Email the Membership Committee.


 

   
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