MAT+SAR is a non-profit Search & Rescue organization stationed in Palmer Alaska. Our volunteers specialize in backcountry wilderness search and rescue. MAT+SAR has approximately thirty members with a diverse background ranging from military, firefighters, EMT’s, paramedics, water rescue specialists and ski patrol to name a few.
MAT+SAR has been called to help find lost hikers, hunters, campers, and overdue snowmachiners / ATV riders. MAT+SAR’s primary response area is the Mat-Su valley but will easily be available for missions out side this core area. MAT+SAR meets the second Wednesday of every month at the MTA building in Palmer at 7:00 pm. Any interested persons are encouraged to attend.
Alaska Solstice Search Dogs is a volunteer organization in Alaska. Our mission is to train and deploy highly qualified and certified search dog teams to assist law enforcement and other government agencies in the search and recovery of missing persons.