Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop Courses Offered Online
The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources says that volunteer instructors with the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop are bringing some of the program’s most popular topics indoors, with free online courses available June 6 and 7.
Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshops provide an opportunity for women to enhance their outdoor skills through a wide range of hands-on courses, including firearm use, outdoor survival and angling. Volunteer instructors share their expertise and provide instruction in a safe, supportive, and non-competitive atmosphere.
With COVID-19 restrictions preventing the usual hands-on training in a camp setting, participants may join instructors for free, online courses, including:
Beginner Butterfly Identification;
Fabulous Fungi and Friends;
Backcountry Navigation 101;
Exploring Newfoundland Plants: A Walk in the Woods & Beyond;
Gear 101: Tech, Tents & Stoves;
Wild Spring Edibles: Cultivation, Harvesting & Preserving;
Salmon Fishing 101; and
Firearm Safety and Storage.
Workshops are completely free and will run approximately 45 minutes with time for questions.