Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshops

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has scheduled one-day winter workshops Feb. 25, 26 and 27 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau. In addition, a one-day ice fishing and darkhouse spearfishing class will be offered Jan. 8 at South Carlson Lake in Ward County.

Lake Metigoshe offers a variety of classes. A class on dog sledding is available all three days with a limit of six participants per session (this class fills quickly). Snowshoeing and tracking, winter survival and cross-country skiing are available Feb. 26 and 27, with each class limited to 12-15 students.

Women interested in the workshops should register immediately due to limited space available. The cost is $60 for dog sledding and $50 for the other classes. Take a class on two days and the fee is $90. Preregistration with payment is required. Equipment and snacks will be provided.

Information and registration forms will be available Dec. 1 by accessing the education/outreach link on the Game and Fish website,; or by contacting Nancy Boldt, North Dakota Game and Fish Department, 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095; (701) 328-6312; or e-mail