Chief of Information & Education, MassWildlife
Next weekend – January 22 through 24, 2010 – the Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA and MassWildlife’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program are sponsoring a Women’s Wellness Weekend. Instructors from the MassWildlife’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program will be on hand to lead sessions on winter wildlife, ice fishing, tree identification and winter survival. Click here to find out more about this event.
Next month, there will be a Winter Workshop at Dunn Pond in Gardner on February 27. Here you can try snowshoeing, outdoor cooking, fly-tying, and more. This workshop is still under development so keep an eye on it and others throughout the year by signing up for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman email list at join-BOW-Massachusetts@listserv.state.ma.us .
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