The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center, frequently referred to as NCTC, leads the nation with training and education for natural resource managers to meet the goal of conserving fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the benefit of the American public.

What We Do

Our Projects and Initiatives

We serve the conservation community at large and the public through an array of projects and initiatives.

Train Conservation Professionals

Provides training opportunities for the Service, DOI, and other Federal and non-federal partners in conservation policies and regulations, applied landscape conservation, climate science, leadership and management, partnerships and communications, and more.

Host Meetings and Events

NCTC is available as a venue for our conservation partners to host meetings and events.

Provide a Conservation Library

The USFWS Library serves the Fish and Wildlife Service community to support research, learning, and science excellence.

Manage the USFWS Museum and Archives

The USFWS Museum and Archives house films, photos, and documents chronicling the rich heritage of wildlife conservation. 

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