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2018 Events

Date Title Location Description
June 22 - 24, 2018 Caines Head Backcountry Backpacking Adventure (Beyond Bow) Seward For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July, day to be determined Intro to Archery (Beyond Bow) Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 7 Big Game Field Dressing & Meat Processing (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

A hands-on experience with a big game animal (reindeer or sheep), gutting, skinning and learn tips about salvaging and storing meat in the field. Also, learn the cuts of meat, assess the condition, then cut meat into steaks, roasts or prepare it to be round; using a meat grinder to create burger, then wrap meat so it can be frozen and kept. A hands-on class, participants will take home the meat processed.
July 10, 6 – 7:30 pm Bear and Moose Aware Clinic at REI Anchorage REI Classroom, 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd. Learn about living and recreating responsibly in moose and bear country; presented by the Anchorage Bear Committee and ADF&G. Free. Register through REI, www.rei.com, Anchorage store.
July 12 Introduction to Big Game Hunting (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Interested in filling your freezer? Experienced hunters will teach you the basics of how to hunt for big game species on a budget and without expensive equipment, including how to read the regulations, where to go, and what to pack.
July 14 Archery for All (Alaskans Afield) Mat-Su Register at Alaskans Afield

How do you hold a bow? What is a "nock?" Can you really hit that target? Absolutely! Our expert instructors will have you shooting bows successfully in no time!
July 21 Plants of the Boreal Forest – Identification (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Learn to identify the plants that surround you every day. Learn the major trees, shrubs, and ground cover plants of the boreal forest. We will also discuss their relationship to wildlife habitat, edibility, and other uses as well. Learn what is available in our warm summer months and how to identify these local delicacies. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
August 1, 7 pm – 8 pm Wildlife Wednesday: Photographing Wildlife Mat-Su The Musk Ox Farm: 12850 E Archie Rd, Palmer, AK.​ Photographer, Brent Reynolds, will share techniques for capturing beautiful and interesting photographs of wildlife in an ever-changing outdoor environment.  You are welcome to bring your own camera and take shots of muskox and the inspiring backdrop of the Musk Ox Farm.
August, date to be determined Big Game Hunting Rifle (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August, date to be determined Step into Shotgun (Beyond Bow) Ketchikan For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August, day to be determined Deer Hunting in Southeast Alaska (Beyond Bow) Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 3-5, 2018 Interior BOW Summer Workshop Fairbanks, Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 7 - 8, 2018 Shotgun 101 (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 11 Small Game Hunting & Field Dressing (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitat in Interior Alaska. Although you do not need much to participate in small game hunting, we will cover the basics including regulations, firearms and gear prep. Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. Prepare for a hands-on experience. Bring a small, sharp hunting knife if you have one. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
August 14, 6 – 7:30 pm Bear and Moose Aware Clinic at REI Anchorage REI Classroom, 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd. Learn about living and recreating responsibly in moose and bear country; presented by the Anchorage Bear Committee and ADF&G. Free. Register through REI, www.rei.com, Anchorage store.
August 17 – 18 Small Game Hunting (2-part class) (Alaskans Afield) Mat-Su Register at Alaskans Afield

Session I — Ptarmigan, grouse, and hare can make a tasty dinner. Learn where to find them and what equipment you'll need. Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. We will also share some of our favorite recipes to get you started.

Session II — Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitats. Participants will have the opportunity to venture into the field with Small Game Biologist, Rick Merizon, to observe hare, grouse and ptarmigan habitat.
August 18, 2018 Duck Hunting 101 (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September, day to be determined Deer Field Dressing (Beyond Bow) Ketchikan For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September 4, 8, & 9, 2018 Wilderness Remote First Aid, CPR, & AED (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September 13 - November 15, 2018 Women's Fall Shotgun League (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September 15, 10am–5pm Belugas Count! Anchorage Turnagain & Knik Arm Viewing Stations (10am – 1pm): whale counts & information. The Alaska Zoo (1pm-5pm): booths, presentations, & family activities. Hosted by NOAA Fisheries, ADF&G and other partners.  Come join the first annual Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Celebration and Citizen Count. Free. Additional Information or visit the Belugas Count! Facebook page.
October TBD, 2018 Trophy Rainbow Trout Adventure (Beyond Bow) Kenai Peninsula For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
October 21, 2018 Women's Only Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 11, 2018 Women's Only Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.