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Naval Academy Midshipmen join SAWS staff for training weekend

SAWS hosted eleven US Naval Academy Midshipmen at Cave Mountain Lake Campground in Natural Bridge Station, VA for a weekend of orientation and fellowship. The Midshipmen learned about SAWS, public lands, designated Wilderness, Leave No Trace, and were oriented to stewardship work and life on a SAWS crew to prepare them for the upcoming season. […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2017 Wilderness Skills Institute

    May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
  2. 2017 Wilderness Skills Institute

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


  • The 2017 SAWS Team ready to hit the field and support the National #Wilderness Preservation System. We will have three Wilderness #fieldcrews and fourteen Wilderness #Rangers working from Georgia up through Virginia. #sawsome #SAWS #wildernesswork #trailwork #lovethisteam #traditionaltools #traditionalskills #southernappalachia #nationalforest