A “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” (BOW) event is set for June 2-4 in Crossville at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center. These weekend workshops are an ideal way for women age 18 and older (men can apply, too) to learn or improve their outdoor recreation skills.
This year the following workshops will be offered: Firearms and firearms safety, basic fishing skills, advanced fishing techniques, all-terrain vehicle operation, basic archery, boating safety education, outdoor cooking, wild edible foray, beginning fly fishing, nature photography basics, basic canoeing, basic shotgun, backyard habitat, map/compass, introduction to muzzleloading, introductions to turkey hunting, deer hunting, waterfowl hunting, reading the woods, discover scuba, stream ecology, and boat trailer basics.
The fee of $200 includes two nights lodging, meals, event t-shirt, and a 2017-18 Tennessee hunting and fishing license. Social gatherings are planned for Friday and Saturday evenings. BOW weekends are popular so apply early.
Applications may be obtained from the TWRA website www.tnwildlife.org, or any TWRA regional office. For more information contact Donald Hosse, Wildlife Education Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or telephone 615-781-6541.