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2014 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Field Day Scheduled June 14 in Knoxville

Friday, May 09, 2014 | 10:37am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Field Day on Saturday, June 14 in Knoxville at the John Sevier Hunter Education Facility.

After a year’s absence, the event is returning to the Knoxville location. 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 a class both in the morning and afternoon sessions. 

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 refreshments. 

Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. An application is available on the TWRA website by clicking here, on the attachment below, and at TWRA regional offices. 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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