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Experience Platte River State Park event is April 27

LINCOLN, Neb. – Women are invited to spend a fun, relaxing day at Platte River State Park on April 27 as part of a Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman event. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., participants age 18 and older in the Experience Platte River State Park event will spend time at the range shooting rifles, shotguns and bows, hike the park’s trails and explore Crawdad Creek. Register at outdoornebraska.gov/bow. Registration and a $30 fee are due April 22. A …

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Women’s ice fishing clinic scheduled for Valentine NWR

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is hosting a women’s ice fishing workshop on Jan. 13 at the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge lakes. Women age 18 and older may sign up for the workshop, which will give instruction on equipment use and techniques. Participants can lodge in Valentine on Jan. 12 or meet the group at the refuge. The workshop cost is $25, not including meals and lodging. The deadline is Jan. 5. Visit NebraskaBOW.com to learn …

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Women invited to Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series

LINCOLN, Neb. – Women who want to learn or increase their knowledge of shooting sports are invited to participate in the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Summer Shooting Series. Expert instructors will teach participants all aspects of shooting sports, including safety. No prior experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided. Following are upcoming classes in July: July 12 – Introduction to Rifles, Platte River State Park (SP), 6-8 p.m., $10 fee July 15 – Ladies Day at the Range, …

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Beyond BOW Outdoor Adventures Available

LINCOLN – Women looking for new adventures or a fun-filled weekend with friends and family can find what they’re looking for in Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) activities in Nebraska. BOW teaches outdoor skills to women of all ages and levels of experience in a fun, welcoming environment. Beyond BOW workshops provide participants the next step, with an opportunity to hone those skills while surrounded by like-minded individuals in the beautiful setting of a Nebraska state park or recreation area. …

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Women’s Rifle Series Held on Wednesdays in July

LINCOLN – Women interested in learning all aspects of rifle shooting are invited to attend a series of Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman classes in July at various locations across southeast Nebraska. The rifle series is held each Wednesday in July from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Each class is $5. Participants may attend as many classes as they desire. Equipment and ammunition can be provided. The class schedule: July 8 – Introduction to .22 Rifles, Firearm Safety and Range Rules, Platte River State …

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Beyond BOW Outdoor Adventures Available

LINCOLN – Women looking for new adventures or a fun-filled weekend with friends and family can find what they’re looking for in Becoming an Outdoors-Woman activities in Nebraska. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, or BOW for short, teaches outdoor skills to women of all ages and experiences in a fun and welcoming environment. BOW activities are a great way for women to develop new outdoor skills while surrounded by like-minded in the beautiful setting of a Nebraska state park or recreation areas. …

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Archery, Shooting Events Available for Women in June

LINCOLN – Women interested in learning all aspects of archery shooting are invited to participate in a series of classes this summer at Platte River State Park. The Beyond Becoming and Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program will host classes each Wednesday in June from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex. The cost is $5 per class. A park entry permit is required. The class schedule: June 3 – Introduction to Archery; June 10 – Shopping for Women’s …

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Women’s Handgun Classes Scheduled Each Wednesday in May at Platte River SP

LINCOLN – Women interested in learning all aspects of handguns are invited to a series of classes sponsored by the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program. These handgun classes will be held each Wednesday in May from 6-8:30 p.m. at Platte River State Park near Louisville. The cost is $5 per session. The class schedule is: May 6 – Introduction to Handguns, Firearm Safety and Range Rules; May 13 – Women’s Handguns, Conceal Carry Products and Scope Selection and Care; May …

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Beyond BOW to Host Horseback Riding Workshop

LINCOLN – Women are invited to enjoy nature and the beauty of Platte River State Park atop a horse at a workshop on April 25. The Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is hosting Experience Platte River State Park, a beginner horseback riding workshop. It will include riding and horse grooming instruction as well as a trail ride through the park near Louisville. The daylong event also will include shooting sports at the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex and …

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Dutch Oven Workshop in Lincoln on Oct. 30

LINCOLN – Women are invited to discover ways to prepare outdoor meals at a Dutch oven cooking workshop Oct. 30 at Lincoln’s Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. The 6 p.m. workshop, part of the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman series, is open to women age 16 and older. The fee is $15. All equipment and supplies will be provided. The education center is located at 4703 N. 44th St. Contact Julia Plugge at 402-471-6009 or julia.plugge@nebraska.gov. -30-

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