The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host the 2018 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop June 1-3 in Crossville at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center.
The popular annual event is conducted in a relaxed atmosphere and provides an opportunity for those 18 or older to learn outdoor skills usually associated with hunting and fishing.
However, the workshop provides useful for other outdoor pursuits and interests. Workshop participants will have a chance to select from a variety of courses over the three days and the classes are taught by experts in their respective fields.
This year’s workshop offers classes in introduction to firearms safety, basic fishing skills, advanced fishing techniques, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operation, basic archery, paddleboarding, boating safety education, outdoor cooking, wild edible foray, beginning fly fishing, nature-photography basics, basic canoeing, introduction to kayaking, basic shotgun, survival skills, backyard habitat, map/compass reading, introduction to muzzleloading, introduction to turkey hunting, introduction to deer hunting, introduction to waterfowl hunting, basic trapping, reading the woods, scuba, and stream ecology.
The workshop fee is $225 and includes lodging at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center, meals, T-shirt and a 2018-19 Tennessee Hunting and Fishing License. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications may be obtained from the TWRA website at 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.