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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop Set for Silver Anniversary in 2019, May 31-June 2

Popular Event Returns to 4-H Center Near Crossville
Monday, April 15, 2019 | 09:26am

 NASHVILLE --- The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop is set to celebrate its silver anniversary. The 2019 workshop will be held May 31-June 2 near Crossville at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center

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

BOW* nature photography basics

* basic canoeing


* 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 link below, or any TWRA regional office. For more information contact Donald Hosse, Wildlife Education Program Coordinator, at or telephone (615) 781-6541.