A handful of openings remain for Iowa’s Sixth Annual Becoming An Outdoors-Woman workshop, announced Gloria Baker, project coordinator. The popular DNR workshop will be held Sept. 10-12 at the …
A handful of openings remain for Iowa’s Sixth Annual Becoming An Outdoors-Woman workshop, announced Gloria Baker, project coordinator. The popular DNR workshop will be held Sept. 10-12 at the Springbrook Conservation Education Center located north of Guthrie Center.
Through educational seminars, the workshop is designed to introduce women to the benefits of outdoor recreation, such as hunting, fishing, camping and many other outdoor activities. Sponsored by the DNR and Iowa Women in Natural Resources, the agenda has been set to meet the needs of both the beginner and the novice.
Although aimed primarily at women, the workshop is open to anyone 18 years old or older. Workshop topics include: basic fishing, muzzleloading, fly fishing, bowhunting, beginning shotgun shooting, orienteering and map reading, canoeing, woodworking for wildlife, camping, outdoor cooking, white tail deer ecology, outdoor photography, basic motor boat skills, how to hunt and more.
The fee, which covers food, lodging and all materials for the weekend, is $125 if registration is completed by Aug. 27, and $145 thereafter.
For a brochure explaining this year’s workshop, contact: Gloria Baker, “Becoming An Outdoors-Woman” Conservation Education Center, 2473 160th Rd, Guthrie Center, Iowa 50115; - phone (515) 747-8383 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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