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Registration underway for popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop in spring

Thursday, 01 23, 2014

Dave Baker
1-800-858-1549, ext. 4454

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program returns April 5 for a special one-day session in Grayson, Ky.

Women interested in learning basic outdoor skills in a comfortable, friendly environment can register online at fw.ky.gov or call the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources at 1-800-858-1549 for more information.

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, or BOW to those who participate, is a nationally recognized program designed for beginners seeking a relaxed, non-competitive environment to learn various skills from seasoned professionals.

The Beyond BOW workshop scheduled for the first Saturday in April offers a variety of topics including tree identification, hunting, fishing, bird identification, wild game cooking, edible plants, archery, shooting and more.

The $50 registration fee covers two class sessions, lunch, equipment and materials. For an additional $25, participants may stay the night before classes start at Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s Camp Robert Webb, located on the shores of Grayson Lake in Carter County. The lodging fee includes a continental breakfast the next morning. Courses are taught at Camp Webb.

Classes fill on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to apply is March 14.