A collaborative project of WHRL and Maine Outdoor School
OWL: Outdoor Women Lead teaches OUTDOOR and NATURALIST skills through a series of videos, blog posts, and interactive activities.
Our goal is to strengthen women and girls’ confidence in the outdoors — and in life!
Co-Founder of Maine Outdoor School
Registered Maine Guide
Are you an Outdoor Enthusiast?
Follow us here for regular blog updates, activities you can do by yourself
or with your family, and informative videos to watch at home.
Start a Phenology Journal
Create your own phenology journal to help you get to know the world around you and track its changes throughout the season.
Coming June 22nd, 2020! The ratio of insects to humans on Earth is estimated to be 200 million to one! Participants in this program will learn how different insects are grouped and practice catching and identifying beetles, butterflies, and other bugs.
Coming July 27th, 2020! This program will teach the basics of preparing for a camping trip, how to set up a campsite, and help participants build outdoor skills that often come in handy while exploring the great outdoors.
Coming August 24th, 2020! Participants will learn the basics of identifying plants and learn at least five plant species.
Coming September 28th, 2020! Have an old canoe around but never really learned how to use it effectively or confidently? Learn how to distribute weight in a canoe, how to hold a paddle, canoe safely, and some basic paddle strokes that will have you exploring quiet lakes and ponds in no time.
The OWL's NestA blog that answers your female-specific outdoor questions
What would you like to read about?
Assistant Director of WHRL
Project Lead for OWL