The NCTC Conservation Lecture Series

The National Conservation Training Center invites prominent conservationists, writers, historians, scientists, filmmakers, and educators to discuss their work to a broad and interested public. All talks are held at the Byrd Auditorium at the National Conservation Training Center.  No tickets or reservations are required, and the public is encouraged to attend. These talks are co-sponsored by The Friends of the NCTC.


If you would like more information on the speaker series contact: Mark Madison, 304-876-7276,

These lecture series are recorded and can be viewed on the NCTC's Virtual Conservation Lecture Series web page.

Future Events:

To be held at the National Conservation Training Center, Byrd Auditorium: (More information to follow.)

  • Thursday, September 28: Ryan Haggerty – "USFWS Palmyra Atoll Dive Trip - A Photographic Journey" 

  • Tuesday, October 10: Jon Waterman - "The National Geographic Atlas of Wild America"

  • Wednesday, November 29: John Turner, former FWS Director "Fly Fishing film"

  • Thursday, November 30: Doug Brinkley, author "Silent Spring Revolution"

Upcoming Events