What We Do

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

Train Conservation Professionals - We offer training and professional development on-site at the NCTC, off-site at various locations, and online.

Host Meetings and Events- We offer conservation organizations a venue for hosting meetings and events.

Manage the USFWS Museum and Archives and USFWS Library - We house the USFWS’ collections of historic artifacts, photos, and documents, as well as periodicals and other reference materials. These are available to support student learning as well as conservation professionals and scholars within and outside the Service.

Our Programs

Provide 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.

Advance climate change climate change
Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. Though there have been previous periods of climatic change, since the mid-20th century humans have had an unprecedented impact on Earth's climate system and caused change on a global scale.

Learn more about climate change
partnerships, recruitment strategies, training programs, and career pathways to green jobs.

Provide leadership development and training in Diversity and Inclusion in support of cultural differences, generational changes, and racial equity.