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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop offers array of classes, lodging, licenses


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop offers array of classes, lodging, licenses

TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOURCES AGENCY

The 2019 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop will be held May 31-June 2 at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center near Crossville, Tennessee.

The popular annual event is hosted by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is conducted in a relaxed atmosphere. The workshop is 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.

The silver anniversary workshop is scheduled to offer classes in the following:

*firearms and firearms safety

*basic fishing skills

*advanced fishing techniques

*all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operation

* basic archery

* boating safety education

* outdoor cooking

* wild edible foray

* beginning fly fishing

* nature photography basics

* basic canoeing

*paddleboarding

* basic shotgun

* backyard habitat, map/compass

* introduction to muzzleloading

* introduction to turkey hunting

* introduction to deer hunting

* reading the woods

* discover scuba

* stream ecology

(Classes are subject to change)

The workshop fee is $225 and includes lodging at the Clyde M York 4-H Center, meals, T-shirt, and a 2019-20 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 don.hosse@tn.gov or telephone (615) 781-6541.

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