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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro, Director

News Release
For release:
March 1, 2005


Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3380

Contact: Elizabeth Gallaher, Wildlife Resources Section (304) 558-2771


West Virginia Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program

Plans Spring Workshop

  The West Virginia Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program (BOW) announces the Spring Workshop to be held April 15-17, 2005 at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown. Women who are at least 18 years old can learn new outdoor skills in a safe, non-threatening atmosphere. Workshop participants can choose from more than 25 classes, including biking, shooting, fishing, hiking, and several new classes as well. Registration is open until April 1. A $200 registration fee covers lodging, meals, and class materials.


  Two Beyond BOW events are also scheduled in West Virginia this spring. On April 5, 2005 , “Let's Talk Turkey” will be hosted at Camp Creek State Park . This family friendly event allows women and family members who are at least 8 years old to learn about turkey decoys, calls and hunting techniques. A Leave No Trace Backpacking Trip will be held May 20-22, 2005 in Marlinton. Participants will hike approximately 16 miles along the Greenbrier River Trail.


  For more information or to register for any of the above events, please contact BOW at 304-558-2771 or , or download the registration form by visiting . Come see what more than 1,000 women have enjoyed and participated in since 1997.


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