The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has openings for one-day winter workshops Jan. 26-27 at Cross Ranch State Park, Center, and Feb. 24-26 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau.
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are offered at Cross Ranch.
Snowshoeing and tracking, winter survival and cross-country skiing are available at Lake Metigoshe. The dog sledding class is full.
Women interested in the workshops are encouraged to register online at the Game and Fish website, (gf.nd.gov) or contact Nancy Boldt at 328-6312. Those interested should sign up immediately, as each class is limited to 12 participants. The cost is $50. Sign up for a class on two days and receive a $15 discount. Preregistration with payment is required. Equipment and snacks will be provided.
Cross Ranch State Park events planned
Survivor, Jan. 28: Snow or not, participants will learn how to be prepared for winter. Learn how to tie knots before heading out to make a fire and build a winter shelter! Program runs from 1 to 4 p.m. All participants are required to be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required before Jan. 25. Call the park at 794-3731. Cost is $5 per participant.
Cross Country Ski Lessons: Join guest instructor Kurt Weinberg once a month as he gives free lessons for those just beginning to cross country ski or those who are a little rusty. The park has equipment that can be borrowed free of charge for the lesson. Lessons begin at 1 p.m. and are tentatively scheduled for Feb. 5 and March 11.
For more information call Cross Ranch State Park at 794-3731.