The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to conserving natural resources, and we believe that one of the key components to conservation is working with you, the next generation of land and wildlife stewards. We seek to engage and work with you through interpretation, education, and employment on and around Service field offices.  We offer a variety of programs that connect families and people of all ages to the outdoors and provide enriching and resume building job opportunities for young people.

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National Education Programs

There are many great education programs going on across FWS. Here are just a few of our nationwide education programs.

Beautiful orange and black monarch butterflies roosting on salt bush at the St. Marks NWR. One male and several females.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Virtual Outdoor Adventure Programs Two asynchronous videos that can be used by anyone. 1.) What is a National Wildlife Refuge 2.) Mammals: Predators & Prey. Fun exciting educational virtual field trips that meets the needs of both the FWS sites as well as...
A drawn summer scene of a sandhill crane and butterfly flying over an elk, bird, and ground squirrel.
Do you love exploring in nature? Become a Junior Naturalist today! This program is free and open to anyone who wants to participate. Once completed with the booklet, send us an email and we will send you a patch!
Junior Duck Stamp Logo
The Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest is the culmination of the Junior Duck Stamp educational program. After studying waterfowl anatomy and habitat, students may express their newfound knowledge by drawing, painting or sketching a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species.
three American Samoa students performing a traditional dance in a circle
This is a series of monthly educational live broadcasts focusing on Indian Country and fostering tribal connections.
A school of migratory fish called Atlantic salmon
Fish need to move! They need to find food, find places to spawn, to hide or rest - and they need aquatic connections between all of these places. Were you aware that over 6-million man-made barriers, in the U.S. alone, keep fish from getting to where they need to go to grow and survive? Discover...
Wild Read Book Club
America’s Wild Read is a virtual book club, brought to you by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Library, where we aim to inspire you to connect with the outdoors and nature through literature. We hope you will read along with us as we feature various conservation books every quarter — contemporary...
blue logo with a fish reading "Fish of the Week!"
A true audio almanac to ALL THE FISH: a week-by-week tour of interesting American ichthyofauna with guests around the country from all walks of life. Through easy conversations, listeners learn fascinating facts about fish big and small, common and rare, beautiful and downright strange. Walk away...