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SAWS expands work in Virginia

SAWS opened a new regional office in Roanoke, VA this week. The Roanoke based staff will focus on the partnership role SAWS plays for the stewardship of federally designated Wilderness areas and other undeveloped landscapes on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Virginia. The new office location allows SAWS to better integrate into, […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. SAWS Chattanooga Brew and View Event: The Meaning of Wild

    March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. 2017 Wilderness Skills Institute

    May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
  3. 2017 Wilderness Skills Institute

    May 30 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm


  • Nick, a member of our 2017 Wilderness Field Crew from the United States Naval Academy, takes his turn clearing the Cellar Mountain Trail in the Saint Mary's Wilderness. #traditionaltools #wildernesswork #usna #virginia #sawsome #giveback #publiclands #exploremore #standbyyourlands