Monday, December 15, 2014

Register in January for "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" winter workshop

Registration will open the first week of January for the 2015 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months. The workshop will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H.  A fee of $55 covers the workshop, lunch and most equipment use.  New this year, a discounted registration fee of $25 applies to participants age 18-25. You must be at least 18 years old to take part in BOW programs.

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Registration open for women's fly tying course

Women who enjoy fly-fishing and are interested in a new winter hobby can sign up for a fly-tying course with master fly tiers Jim and Kris Riccardi. The N.H. Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Program and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program are teaming up to offer the course, which will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings from January 28 through February 25, 2015, at N.H. Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.  Participants must attend all five sessions.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Snowshoe Hare Hunting Workshop

Learn about the exciting sport of snowshoe hare hunting at a free workshop being offered at theNew Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H.  The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  To register, call the Owl Brook Hunter education center at 603-536-3954.

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Add One More to your Gift Giving List: Private Landowners

New Hampshire people sure do love being outside.  There’s so much to do: hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, bird watching and the list goes on.  Where do you like to do your favorite outdoor activity?  With over 70% of New Hampshire land in private ownership, it is likely that you recreate on someone else’s land.

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Ice fishing safety tips from Vermont F & W

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has some ice safety tips for those of you who will be going ice fishing this winter.

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Vermont birders encouraged to join annual Christmas bird count

This holiday season marks the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont’s birding community. Birders in Vermont are encouraged to participate in the count, which begins on December 14 and runs through January 5.

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