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Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop Aug. 13-15

From the North Dakota Game and Fish Department

-- Women who want to learn more about outdoor activities are encouraged to participate in the 16th annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop Aug. 13-15 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau.

Applications are being accepted and enrollment is limited to 100 participants age 18 or older. The cost is $135 with an Aug. 1 registration deadline.

The workshop, sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, offers more than 20 different seminars, each of which lasts more than three hours. Classes are held outdoors, and each session contains 45 minutes of lecture with the remainder dedicated to hands-on instruction. Each session has room for 12 women. Participants are limited to four sessions.

Women will learn the basics of hunting and fishing, shooting, navigation, and plants and animals. Classes include basic boating skills, archery, canoeing, fly-fishing, kayaking, plant identification, tracking and trapping, and Dutch oven cooking.

Participants will stay in dorms and must provide their own bedding and towels. All camp facilities are handicap accessible. Equipment will be provided unless noted in the course description.

To receive an information brochure and enrollment form, contact Nancy Boldt at (701)328-6312, or email or visit the Game and Fish website at