From the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
-- Women who want to learn about firearms can sign up for a special Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Introduction to Firearms workshop May 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness.
The one-day workshop gives women a chance to become familiar with all firearm action types, using the correct ammunition, proper maintenance, safe handling and storage. The session includes a live shooting opportunity at the range.
Registration is open for the new class online at http://www.nhbow.com. Request applications from Lisa Collins at (603)271-3214. The $55 workshop fee includes program materials, use of equipment and lunch. The class will be limited to 20 participants age 18 years or older.
Beyond BOW courses expand the offerings of traditional Becoming an Outdoors-Woman fall and winter workshops. The in-depth courses are designed to give women the skills to do the outdoor activity on their own. It also gives participants a chance to network with other like-minded women with whom to share these activities.
N.H. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman programs are co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department at http://www.wildnh.com and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation at http://www.nhwf.org.