CONTACT:
Laura Ryder: (603) 271-3212
Lisa Collins: (603) 271-3212
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
January 7, 2008

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Registration Opens for Winter Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

CONCORD, N.H. -- Registration has opened for the 2008 Winter Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (B.O.W.) workshop, a one-day program for women who want to learn winter outdoor skills.  The sign-up period is January 7 through February 8, 2008.  Register early, because the workshops fill up fast.  Participants choose from topics such as ice-fishing, winter outdoor survival skills, basic snowshoeing and tracking, snowmobiling, and 'Shoe and Shoot (snowshoeing and target shooting).  The workshop is sponsored jointly by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation.

A printable registration form and course descriptions are available at www.nhbow.com, or call  (603) 271-3212 or email Lisa.M.Collins@wildlife.nh.gov to request an application by mail.  The workshop costs $55, which includes a box lunch.  Participants must be at least 18 years old.

The 2008 Winter B.O.W. workshop will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2008 (snow date February 24), at N.H. Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H.

The New Hampshire Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit group that advocates for the promotion and protection of hunting, fishing and trapping, as well as the conservation of fish and wildlife habitat.  Visit http://www.nhwf.org.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. 

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RADIO PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
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Recommended airdates:  January 7 through January 21, 2008

Are you a woman who wants to spend more time outdoors?  Here's a chance to learn how to ice-fish, snowshoe, or survive in the cold!  Sign up now for the 2008 "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" winter workshop, set for Saturday, February 23.  Visit www.nhbow.com or call 603-271-3212.  Sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation.  Isn't it time YOU became a winter outdoorswoman?!

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