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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Field Day Scheduled June 1 in Knoxville

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 08:01am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Field Day on Saturday, June 1 in Knoxville at the John Sevier Hunter Education Facility.

This year’s June 1 date is about three weeks earlier than in past year. The easy-going atmosphere of the BOW Field Day is primarily aimed at women, but is an opportunity for anyone 18 or older to learn outdoor skills usually associated with hunting and fishing, however it is useful for many outdoor pursuits. Workshop participants will have a chance to take two classes during the event.

This year’s BOW Field Day offers classes in basic archery, introduction to firearms, introduction to pistol shooting, nature photography basics, Dutch oven cooking, backyard habitat, boating safety education, introduction to turkey hunting, reading the woods and all-terrain vehicle operation. The BOW Field Day will be held rain or shine.

The BOW Field Day fee is $25, which includes lunch and snacks. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. An application is available by clicking here. For more information, contact Donald Hosse, TWRA Wildlife Education Program Coordinator, at don.hosse@tn.gov or telephone (615) 781-6541.


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