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Looking fi,"a tittle uality in the great outdoors It's about time for a little equal- ity when it comes to the outdoors. The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife will sponsor the state's first "Becoming an Out- doors-Woman" program on the weekend of May 30-June 1 at Camp Arrowhead. Begun six years ago in Wiscon- sin, the national "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" program has the primary goal of providing women with the opportunities to learn skills that enhance and en- courage participation in outdoor activities, such as hunting and fishing, from which they tradition- ally have been excluded. Delaware's program begins Fri- day, May 30 and continues through the weekend with four half-day training sessions. Partici- pants will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of of- ferings during each of the ses- sions, including trap shooting, ba- sic shotgunning, muzzleloader shooting, introduction to deer and turkey hunting, saltwater and surf fishing, fly casting, fishing rod building, boat handling skills, sea kayaking and discovering scuba. The instructors, most of whom are from the local area, have been selected both for their expertise in their field and for their ability to provide instruction in a support- ive, patient and non-competitive atmosphere. "The workshop is for you if--you have never tried these activities, but have hoped for an opportunity to learn; you are a be- ginner who hopes to improve your outdoor skills; you know how to do some outdoor activities and would like to try your hand at some new ones; or you are just looking for camaraderie of like- minded individuals," according to Mic_key Barton of the Division of Fish and Wildlife. OUTDOORS Although the emphasis is on women, the activities are open to anyone 18 or older. The cost of the program is $100, which in- cludes lodging, meals, instruction and the use of all necessary sup- plies. Anyone interested in receiv- ing additional information, regis- tration forms and a detailed sched- ule of activities should send their name, address and phone number to B.O.W. Mailing List, c/o the Division of Fish and Wildlife, 89 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 11401, Dover, 19903. Faxes should be di- rected to B.O.W. Mailing List 302-739-6157 or call 739-3486. Never too late for safety Today concludes National Safe Boating Week. But that doesn't mean it's too late to pick up some safety pointers. "Nearly nine out of ten drowning victims last year were not wearing their life jack- et," said Coast Guard Captain Tony Stimatz. "It is simple. Life jackets save lives." Sponsored by the Coast Guard and produced by the National Safety Council and Indian River Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12- 09, National Safe Boating Week ............. was celebrated May-IT-23. Its theme is "Life Jackets. They float. TIDES E Indian River Inlet Rehoboth Beach Roosevelt Inlet Oak Orchard 5/241 5/251 5/261 5/271 5/28 5/29 ye bc tel w; in so don' t." goal is to educate all that life jackets can save lives," said Thomas Crow- commander of Coast Guard Flotilla 12-09. drownings occur when overboard or a boat said. "Even swimmers lose coor- and drown. Heavy cloth- , boating under the influence of cold waters can also be offered other sobering 1995, most fatalities (362 851) happened on boats less 16 feet long. The most vic- (151 of 851) were 30 to 39 of age. "And, when their dies were recovered, nine out of t were not wearing life jackets." rhe state of Delaware proudly ts free of fatal boating accidents 1992 and 1993. But, five per- as died on Delaware waters in 111111111 I 1995. While the law does not re- quire boaters over 12-years-of-age to wear a life jacket, the law does require that each boat carry a wearable life jacket for each per- son on board. "The best place to carry a life jacket is on your body," Crowley said. "Remember life jackets float. You do not." PSE Express returns Precision Shooting Equip- ment's archery and bowhunting equipment showroom on wheels will be appearing at R & R Sports Center on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the past three years, the PSE Promotion Express, the only vehi- cle of its kind, has been making coast to coast tours of archery events and selected sporting goods dealers. The truck displays Continued on page 86 iiiiiill i iil i ili 00iiiiiiiii!!i!!iiJ!i!iiii!J!!00iiii!iii!iiii!!i ii!ii!!i!iiiiiii!!!i!!i!!iiii! It's a conference & a festival! The conference will teach you everything you need to know to make greenway connections in your community! 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