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Searching for things to do with the kids or events for families? Look no further! Want to learn a new outdoor skill or get certified before you go hunting? We’ve got you covered! Looking for continuing education credits or professional development workshops for teachers? We provide them!

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2018 Events

Date Title Location Description
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, 9am-5pm Duck Hunting 101 (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September, day to be determined Intro to Archery (Beyond Bow) Juneau 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 8 Introduction to Small Game Hunting (Alaskans Afield) Soldotna Register at Alaskans Afield

Part I - Ptarmigan, grouse and hare can make a tasty dinner. Learn to identify small game species, and about regulations, legal methods and what equipment you'll need for hunting. Learn how to care for and field-dress small game.

Part II - Develop a hunter "search image", learn to identify and different small game habitats and the plant species they use. Participants will venture into the field with Small Game Biologist, Rick Merizon to observe hare, grouse and ptarmigan habitat.

Class is geared for adults and youth (10 and up) accompanied by an adult.

This class is made possible by a generous grant from the Founding Forty in partnership with ADF&G.
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.
September 15 Introduction to Chainsaws (Alaskans Afield) Juneau Register at Alaskans Afield

Getting to know your chainsaw and how it works is an important part of learning how to properly use this power tool. This class will teach you the anatomy of a chainsaw, how to take it apart and put it back together, how to service it and what models are best for what. You'll also learn about limbing, trimming, bucking and felling a tree — all with safety in mind. Our instructors will cover the importance of using the right fuel and oil mixture, how to check the tool before each use, and proper handling. We welcome those 18 and over for this class.
Friday Sept. 21, 6pm–10pm, Saturday Sept. 22, 10am–6pm Handgun — Rescheduled (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule 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.