Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
The following is a time line of significant events that have affected the land and ownership of the property now comprising the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), with an emphasis on the period from early European settlement until...
videography; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; wildlife refuges; wildlife conservation
Challenges Met - Promises Kept. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is the largest of four refuges in the Complex; Eastern Neck, Martin, and Susquehanna are the other refuges.
The administration office is located about 12 miles south of...
Part of the "Conservationist in Action" Series featuring Sandy Burk, a marine biologist, educator, and author. Hosted by Dr. MarK Madison, Historian at NCTC. Aired in 2007.
Sandy Burk, biologist, educator and author discusses how students,...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.