From the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
-- Registration is open for the 2010 Winter Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (B.O.W.) workshop, a one-day program for women to learn outdoor skills for winter activities. The 2010 Winter B.O.W. workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 (snow date Sunday, Feb. 21), at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H.
The workshop costs $55, which includes a box lunch. Participants must be at least 18 years old. B.O.W. is co-sponsored by N.H. Fish and Game and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation.
Participants choose a single activity for the day. They can learn how to ice-fish, explore winter outdoor survival skills, try snowshoeing and tracking, snowmobiling or ’Shoe and Shoot (combines snowshoeing and target shooting).
A printable registration form and course descriptions can be downloaded at http://www.nhbow.com, or request an application by mail by calling 603-271-3212 or email Lisa.M.Collins@wildlife.nh.gov. Participants are encouraged to register early, because the workshop fills up fast.