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23862
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Becoming An Outdoors Woman, an outdoor skills program, focuses on teaching women skills in fishing, archery, and plant identification at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
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3669
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) is a new program of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission that provides women the opportunity to develop outdoor skills, including hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.
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4575
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With more and more sporting-minded women taking to the outdoors, the sporting goods industry is creating all types of gear for them. Outdoor programs such as Becoming an Outdoors- Woman (BOW) offers courses that introduce women to rifle marksmanship, archery, fishing, outdoor survival skills, camping, and other outdoor-related activities. Beyond BOW offers one- day workshops where women meet with their peers to take these skills to a higher level.
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Compared to the number of men who hunt and fish, few women participate in these activities. A major reason given by women for nonparticipation is their lack of early experience with the outdoors. By the time they get the urge as adults, the men in their lives who hunt and fish are far ahead of them in skills. Becoming an Outdoors Women (BOW) is a national outdoor skills program that provides women the opportunity to develop outdoor skills, including hunting, fishing, boating, and camping. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sponsors the program in the state. Martin relates her experiences as a program participant.
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