Register Now for March 2016 "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" Workshop in the Mat-Su Valley
(Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will host a “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” winter workshop March 4, 5, and 6 at Victory Bible Camp near Palmer.
The BOW program is designed to introduce people to hunting, fishing, and other related outdoor activities. More than 36 hands-on sessions are scheduled, including classes on firearms safety, shotguns, archery, field dressing fish and game, ice fishing, fly tying, wild edibles, cross-country skiing, avalanche safety, snowshoeing, smoking fish, fly-fishing, Dutch oven cooking, dog mushing and winter survival.
The fee is $275 for applications postmarked by February 19, 2016; check, money order, or credit card accepted. The fee includes meals and lodging as well as instruction, program materials, and use of demonstration equipment.
In addition, registration is open for the following Beyond BOW events: Firearms Cleaning and Maintenance for Rifles and Shotguns, January 19; Firearms Cleaning and Maintenance for Handguns, January 26; Wilderness Remote First Aid and CPR/AED, Feb. 3, 5, and 7; Backcountry Ski Adventure to Exit Glacier February 27-28. Details on these and other Beyond BOW events can be found at: www.bow.adfg.alaska.gov
Registration forms may be downloaded at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=outdooreducation.bowschedule or requested by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is required for all events.
Registrations should be mailed to ADF&G, attention BOW HIT, 333 Raspberry Road, Anchorage, Alaska, 99518.
More information about the program, the March workshop, and the Beyond BOW events can be found on-line at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=outdooreducation.bow or by calling Kirk Lingofelt (267-2534) or Tracy Smith (267-2403) in Anchorage.