Never Summer 100k—Mission Report

Never Summer 100k – 7/26-7/27 2015 Team members: 2 Vehicles: Command 1 Miles driven: 332 Man hours: 48   NOCO SAR / ESS volunteered 2 team members and one vehicle for this event. 0500 – Departure from Fort Collins with a destination of the Gould Community Center 0545 – 11180 Hwy 14 (east of Mishawaka […]

UAV / UAS Program

Due to increased interest from multiple agencies in our operational area, NOCO SAR / ESS will be expanding our UAV / UAS program. Our current capabilities include a commercial multirotor platform with 4k streaming video. While this system performs very well it lacks many capabilities that would help increase our effectiveness. The new platforms will […]

Summer Fundraiser

NOCO SAR / ESS will be conducting a series of fundraisers over the summer of 2015. We have 28 prizes, donated by local businesses and individuals. Some of these will be given away at random through our facebook page, and a select few prizes will be auctioned off to the highest bidder through facebook. Visit our […]

NOCO SAR / HAM Radio Field Day

Northern Colorado SAR / ESS will be participating in the annual NCARC Amature Radio (HAM) Field day event June 27th-28th the event will be from noon to noon (24hr straight) in the north west corner of the Fort Collins JC Penny parking lot (off College Ave.). Stop by and learn about ham radio, see it […]

Why we don’t charge for SAR

Search & Rescue teams do not charge for services. If you or someone else is in danger, injured, or lost, GET HELP IMMEDIATELY… Article from the Colorado Search and Rescue Board on why we don’t charge for SAR. Why we don’t charge for SAR Why Buy a CORSAR Card? Colorado residents and visitors are well […]

NOCO SAR / ESS Fundraising For 501(c)(3)

Northern Colorado SAR / ESS is currently running a fundraising campaign on to raise the $400 necessary to file for our IRS 501(c)(3) status. Raising this money and getting our determination letter from the IRS will enable us to collect tax deductible donations to help support our mission.   Please Visit to help support us. UPDATE: […]


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