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SAWS December Fundraising Campaign

We are kicking off a fundraising campaign for one of our 2017 Field Crews. Please consider donating through our gofundme campaign or through our donations page. Your charitable donation is being matched by the National Forest Foundation. These Crews work over the course of 12 weeks in the wilderness areas of the south, improving trail […]

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 Dispatches from the Field

On Citico Creek- Part II

By Chris Robey When we brush, we work close to the water and use our creek voices to speak. The water’s voice is so loud you have to shout just to let someone know you’re bumping them by, and even then you’re never completely certain they heard you. I might notice Andi or Kajler speaking […]

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  • Meet the staff!
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Eric came to SAWS in 2013 and is our Northern Program Manager, opening our Roanoke (Northern) office this winter. He will be overseeing all program areas for our Northern Region: Wilderness Rangers, Field Crews, Volunteers and Education. He is a B Certified Crosscut Sawyer and a Leave No Trace Master Educator. His favorite wilderness is Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock. Eric is also a master at disc golf and brewing beer.
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Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting our staff. Stay tuned! #partnerships #ourpubliclands #wild #southernappalachia #explore #wilderness #brewer #discgolf #joycekilmer #getoutside  #virginia #roanoke #lnt #crosscutsaw #sawsome