Department of Fish and Wildlife
Kentucky’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman program to celebrate 20th anniversary
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Next year marks the 20th
anniversary of the acclaimed Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program in
series of special events in 2015 will commemorate this milestone, beginning
with a Beyond BOW workshop scheduled for Jan. 16-18 at Kenlake State
Resort Park. The workshop is open to women ages 18 and over.
“I hope women
interested in wildlife-related activities in Kentucky will join us for this
special event, and come celebrate the BOW Program’s 20th year at the
workshops planned for 2015,” said Beth Spivey-Minch, BOW volunteer coordinator.
The January event
is being offered in conjunction with Eagle Watch Weekends sponsored by Kentucky
State Parks. It will include a three-hour eagle tour on the CQ Princess
departing from Kenlake Marina. Personnel from the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife
Department Resources will act as guides for the tour.
enjoy various outdoor-related classes on Saturday of the weekend program. An
optional tour of the Land Between The Lakes elk and bison prairie will be
available the following Sunday.
the workshop is $50. Lodging and meal pricing is extra and handled
separately by Kenlake State Resort Park.
are available on-line at fw.ky.gov. Click the “Education” tab, “Education
Home,” then “Becoming an Outdoors Woman.” Those interested in the workshop may
also call Kentucky Fish and Wildlife at 1-800-858-1549 weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. (Eastern) for more information.
the workshop and class selection will be made through Kentucky Fish and
Wildlife. Space is limited to the first 60 women who register by the Dec. 16
deadline. Participants must make lodging arrangements directly with Kenlake
State Resort Park by calling 1-800-325-0143.
“This is a unique opportunity and we are
pleased to be able to offer it in conjunction with Kentucky State Parks and the
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation,” Spivey-Minch added.