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Tina Davenport: 603-271-0495
Lisa Collins: 603-271-3214
March 5, 2010

Registration Opens for "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" Turkey Hunting Weekend

CONCORD, N.H. -- Interested in turkey hunting?  Sign up now for the new "Beyond BOW" Turkey Hunting Weekend Workshop, which will take place Friday-Sunday, April 23 – 25, 2010, at the Woodbound Inn in Rindge, N.H. Participants will learn everything they need to know to set out on a turkey hunt of their own, including calling, habitat, equipment, shotgun patterning, safety, ethics, cleaning/cooking game and participation in a mock hunt. Limited to 14 participants. Cost of $295 includes instruction, materials, use of equipment, meals and two nights lodging.  We will begin accepting applications on Monday, March 8.  The registration form is posted now at www.nhbow.com.  Participation is first-come, first-served, so sign up right away if you're interested.

New Hampshire's spring gobbler season starts on May 3, 2010.  The youth turkey hunting weekend takes place on May 1-2, 2010.  For more information on turkey hunting in New Hampshire, visit www.huntnh.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_turkey.htm.

"Beyond BOW" courses expand the offerings of the traditional Becoming an Outdoors-Woman fall and winter workshops. These in-depth courses are designed to give women the skills to do the outdoor activity on their own.  It also gives participants a chance to network with other like-minded women with whom to share these activities.

Watch for notices in the coming weeks about more new spring "Beyond BOW" programs, including an overnight backpacking adventure and a workshop on map and compass skills.

New Hampshire's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman programs are co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (www.WildNH.com) and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (www.nhwf.org).

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