Registration opens January 7 for the 2013 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months. The workshop will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 (snow date Sunday, February 17), at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H. A fee of $55 covers the workshop, lunch and most equipment use. Participants must be at least 18 years old. New Hampshire BOW programs are co-sponsored by N.H. Fish and Game and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation.
A brochure describing the workshop (not the registration form) is available now at http://www.nhbow.com. If you are interested in attending, sign up soon after registration opens on January 7, 2013, (the application will be posted at http://www.nhbow.com). BOW workshops often fill up quickly.
Winter BOW participants choose a single activity to explore during the daylong workshop. They can learn how to ice-fish, explore winter outdoor survival skills, track wildlife on snowshoes, try snowmobiling (beginners only) or experience the popular ’Shoe and Shoot class, which is woodland target shooting on snowshoes.
The New Hampshire Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit group that advocates for the promotion and protection of hunting, fishing and trapping, as well as the conservation of fish and wildlife habitat. Visit http://www.nhwf.org.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit http://www.WildNH.com.
Image courtesy New Hampshire Fish and Game Department