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July 2017

SAWS-Naval Academy Wild Crew Work Day Two in St. Mary’s Wilderness

July 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smiley’s Fuel City, 2489 Raphine Rd.
Raphine, VA 24472 United States
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Join SAWS and midshipmen from the US Naval Academy on July 19th to cut back vegetation and clear downed trees along the Cellar Mountain trail in St. Mary's Wilderness. Mipshipmen from the SAWS-US Naval Academy partnership will be leading this work day as a capstone project for the SAWS Professional Training Event. We will meet at 9 am at the Smiley’s Fuel City truck stop in Raphine, VA (exit 205 on I-81). From there, we will drive to the trailhead.…

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August 2017

SAWS Naval Academy Volunteer Work Day

August 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smiley’s Fuel City, 2489 Raphine Rd.
Raphine, VA 24472 United States
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Give back to your public lands by joining the SAWS Naval Academy Crew on August 12th to cut back vegetation along the Cellar Mountain trail in St. Mary’s Wilderness. Midshipmen from the SAWS-US Naval Academy partnership will be leading this work day as a capstone project for the SAWS Professional Training Event. We will meet at 9 am at the Smiley’s Fuel City truck stop in Raphine, VA (exit 205 on I-81). From there, we will drive to the trailhead.…

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SAWS-Naval Academy Wild Crew Work Day

August 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smiley’s Fuel City, 2489 Raphine Rd.
Raphine, VA 24472 United States
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  Join SAWS and midshipmen from the US Naval Academy on August 13th to cut back vegetation and clear downed trees along the Cellar Mountain trail in St. Mary’s Wilderness. Midshipmen from the SAWS-US Naval Academy partnership will be leading this work day as a capstone project for the SAWS Professional Training Event. We will meet at 9 am at the Smiley’s Fuel City truck stop in Raphine, VA (exit 205 on I-81). From there, we will drive to the…

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September 2017

SAWS & Wild Virginia Wild Crew Work Day in St. Mary’s Wilderness

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smiley’s Fuel City, 2489 Raphine Rd.
Raphine, VA 24472 United States
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Team up with SAWS and Wild Virginia on September 16th to cut back vegetation and clear downed trees along the Cellar Mountain Trail in St. Mary's Wilderness. We will meet at 9 am at the Smiley’s Fuel City truck stop in Raphine, VA (exit 205 on I-81). From there, we will drive to the trailhead. SAWS will provide PPE (hardhat, safety glasses and work gloves), tools and will teach proper safety and brushing techniques. Participants need to wear long pants,…

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October 2017

Appalachian Roots

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mess Hall, 703 Edgewood Street, Northeast
Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20017
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Join us for Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards' (SAWS) inaugural Appalachian Roots fundraising event. Hosted by Mess Hall, a unique culinary incubator located in Northeast DC, this special evening will celebrate the tastes, stories, and heritage of the southern Appalachian Region. The night will feature live music by Bearcat Wildcat and a five-course farm-to-table meal prepared by Chef Mike Costello and Amy Dawson of Lost Creek Farms. Bill Hodge, Executive Director of SAWS, will share stories about the organization's efforts to…

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SAWS Tent at Roanoke GoFest

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Roanoke Go Outside Festival, 210 Reserve Ave SW , Virginia 24016
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Join SAWS at our tent at Roanoke GoFest, Friday, October 13 through Sunday October 15, at Rivers Edge Sports Complex on Reserve Avenue in Roanoke, VA. Details can be found at the website below. We will be at the tent teaching about Wilderness and offering opportunities to pull on a crosscut saw during the festival. Be sure to stop by and say "Hey, how's it goin'?"

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January 2018

Wilderness Skills Institute 2018: Apply today

January 29 @ 8:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm
Cradle of Forestry, 11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States
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        Are you interested in learning the skills and knowledge necessary to care for wilderness areas and other protected public lands? Here's your chance and it's FREE!   Don't delay, apply HERE today, the application period closes on March 8th.   The courses at this year's Wilderness Skills Institute include:   Week 1: May 21-25 Building Strong Partnerships for Wilderness Stewardship Griphoist and Rigging Wilderness First Aid and Crosscut A/B Crosscut C   Week 2: May 29-June 1…

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Wilderness Specialist & Wilderness Ranger Hiring Period Now OPEN

January 30 @ 8:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm

  Do you have a desire to work with SAWS to protect wilderness character and educate people about the enduring wilderness resource? Our application period for Wilderness Rangers and Specialists is OPEN Apply here today!

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May 2018

Pisgah Pride Day

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pisgah Ranger Station, 1600 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
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We will be working in the Middle Prong Wilderness on the Mountains to Sea Trail.   Volunteers will meet at the Pisgah Ranger Station between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5th.  Groups will head out with their crew leaders by 9:00 sharp.  The crews will wind up their work by about 2:00 p.m., and we will get together afterwards at Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Dr., Brevard, N.C.   Register here.   No prior experience required and…

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Linville Information Cabin – Season Kickoff

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Linville Gorge Information Cabin is the premiere stop for all your Linville Gorge Wilderness questions and quandaries. Celebrating 25 years of service, we encourage you to swing by and meet some of the passionate Cabin Hosts of 2018. Opened seasonally, we invite you to come out for the opening weekend and help us christen another wonderful season in the gorge. What to expect: Meet some of the hard working people that care for the Gorge. Enjoy a crosscut saw…

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