About BASARC

The Bay Area Search And Rescue Council (BASARC) was formed in 1990 to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and information, establish working groups to develop common training, communications and management skills, and to promote professionalism in the Search and Rescue community. Made up of the more than 1000 volunteer members, BASARC represents 21 separate Search and Rescue Organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Made up of the more than 1000 volunteer members, BASARC represents 20 separate Search and Rescue Organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Alameda Co. Sheriff's Mounted Posse
  • Alameda Co. Sheriff's Rescue Unit
  • Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit
  • California Explorer SAR
  • California Rescue Dog Association
  • California State Parks
  • Contra Costa Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • Los Gatos DART Team
  • Marin Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • Marin Water District
  • Napa Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • National Park Service
  • San Jose SAR
  • Santa Clara Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • Santa Cruz Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • San Mateo Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • Solano Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • Sonoma Co. Sheriff's SAR
  • Wilderness Finders (WOOF)

Learn about the individual teams that make up the Bay Area search and rescue community.