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Women Learning From Women: All About “Becoming An Outdoors-Woman” Workshops

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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, commonly known as BOW, is a national education program that strives to make women more comfortable and aware of the outdoor world. You can trace the history of Becoming an Outdoors-Woman to Dr. Christine Thomas. She spent her career at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources. In 1991, Dr. […]

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Montana’s Two National Parks Are Fishing and Camping Havens

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Two National Parks — as well as several other national recreation areas and monuments managed by the National Park Service — fall within Montana’s borders. One you’ve heard of. The other, you absolutely should know. Between Yellowstone and Glacier, Montana features over 3.2 million acres of National Park public land dedicated to preserving some of […]

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3 Reasons All Women Need a Canoe, Kayak, or SUP in Their Life

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Women Need A Canoe

The cool water pools around your ankles as you put your lightweight kayak into the river for a foggy sunrise paddle. The hot sun burns away the mist and glimmers off the water as it rises through the trees. The paddle’s rhythmic motion soothes the senses. The mind is calm, and the body is moving. […]

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Sea Doo’s Fishing Jet Ski Still Draws As Much Attention As It Did When It First Came Out


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There’s finally a reason to not hate a jet ski.  There are two kinds of boaters that drive fishermen nuts. You’ve been there, too. It’s a perfect evening on the lake. The fish are just starting to move and all of a sudden here comes a pontoon boat full of people hugging the shoreline. They […]

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