Public Safety Announcement ~ BC AdventureSmart
September 4 – 7, 2020
Media liaison: Sandra Riches ~ 604-671-2241 ~ execdirector@adventuresmartbc.
- plan for your long weekend adventure?
- prepare effectively for the weather conditions?
- follow our 3 Ts; trip plan, train and take essentials?
- ensure your friends/family are capable of the journey?
- be confident in your skills and abilities to ‘spend the night’ if necessary?
- complete a trip plan and leave it with friends/family? (our App works great for that!)
- have proper gear and safety essentials to safely reach your destination? (destination is home!)
Will you be the one?
BE the one, BE AdventureSmart!
BC SAR statistics (SAR = air, land & inland waters):
June 1, 2020 – August 30, 2020 = 1,098 search and rescue incidents (air, land & inland waters).
August 26 – September 1, 2019 = 65 incidents (2019 labour day long weekend)
September 4 – 7, 2020 = to be determined
Media groups are encouraged to share our PSA, consistent message (3Ts) and requests for interviews are welcomed.
Together our investment in outdoor safety will make a difference.
Wishing health and safety to all.
Sandra Riches, Executive Director, BC AdventureSmart ~ “Get informed & go outdoors!”
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