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Registration Opens for Becoming an Outdoors Woman 25-Year Anniversary Workshop

The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture, through Salmonier Nature Park is now accepting applications for the fall workshop of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program. The workshop is scheduled to take place September 9-11 at the Burry Heights Camp on Salmonier Line.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program in Newfoundland and Labrador. The program is an international program started to help women learn outdoor skills, increase confidence in outdoor pursuits and to help build better awareness of our natural environment through hands-on experience.

The Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend is open to women 18 years of age and older. During a the weekend, participants have an opportunity to learn the basics in a variety of activities such as canoeing, fly casting, filleting fish and cooking in the outdoors, navigation in the outdoors, wildlife and plant identification, safe handling and use of firearms and archery equipment and many more activities.

The workshop fee is $275 and includes accommodations, meals and course materials. Registration packages are available by emailing

In addition to the Provincial Government, major sponsors for these events include the non-profit organization Friends of Salmonier Nature Park and Wildlife Habitat Canada as well as other provincial organizations, volunteers and local businesses. For more information on these and other upcoming outdoor events and workshops,

Source : GOV.NL.CA

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