First ROW event is at Rocky Fork


The Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Brown, Adams and Highland counties are excited to present the second year of Tri-County ROW – Real Outdoor Women. This is a series of evening events that will take place the third Thursday of April, June, July and September. Each program will introduce participants to a new outdoor pursuit. The topics for the 2016 series are as follows: Outdoor Cooking, Nature Photography, Tree Identification, and Fishing.

This first ROW event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at Rocky Fork State Park in Highland County. Participants will discover the fun and simplicity of cooking outside and will observe and assist in creating a campfire banquet.

Danielle Thompson with the Brown County SWCD is coordinating registration for the series.

“We encourage women to try a new skill, spend an evening with ladies who have similar interests, and learn from experts in the field. This is a great opportunity for ladies of all ages who have an interest in outdoor pursuits but may not know where to start,” Thompson said.

Preregistration is required and a fee of $15 for each evening provides participants with a light meal and materials used during the event. For more information or to receive a brochure, call the Brown County SWCD office at 937-378-4424, ext. 125.

Many partners are working together to make the ROW program a reality. Thanks to the ODNR – Division of Wildlife and Pheasants/Quail Forever for their support and ODNR – Division of Parks, ODNR – Division of Forestry and Chatfield College for assisting with the facility requirements.

Submitted by ODNR Division of Wildlife.

Women from last year’s Real Outdoor Women series are pictured at an archery event. from last year’s Real Outdoor Women series are pictured at an archery event.
Real Outdoor Women runs from April through September

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