WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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August 10, 1999
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Workshop offers women pointers on outdoor pursuits

OLYMPIA– Women who want to take up fishing, hunting and other outdoor pursuits can pick up some pointers in a September workshop sponsored by Washington Outdoor Women.

From tying a fishing fly to hitching up a boat trailer, the workshop offers hands- on activities and advice Sept. 17-19 at the Environmental Learning Center in Millersylvania State Park, south of Olympia.

Participants can choose three of 16 workshops which include archery, backpacking, camping, basic fishing, fly-tying, fly fishing, big game hunting, boat trailering, canoeing, sea kayaking, outdoor photography, shotgun handling, survival skills and wilderness navigation, wildlife identification, and plant identification and wilderness medicine. A personal preparedness workshop will be offered to all participants.

The $175 session fee includes instruction, equipment use, program materials, lodging, meals and a T-shirt.

For more information or to register contact Ronni McGlenn at (425) 455-1986; Cathy Bingaman at (360) 668-8488; Lori Patnode at (206) 938-4853 or Kathleen South at (360) 753-6329. Registration forms also are available on WOW's Website.