Help/Frequently Asked Questions
Who can attend NCTC courses and how much is tuition?
NCTC courses are open to any interested students who meet the pre-qualification standards set forth for each class. While college credit is available for many courses, most students are environmental or technical professionals who are looking for career enhancement training. NCTC does not offer degree programs. Tuition fees are assessed for NCTC courses. For current tuition rates go to the Tuition/Fees page. For lodging costs please go to the Reserve a Room page.
Where do I find out about events being held at NCTC?
NCTC offers Monthly Community Lectures and Free Seminars. Find more information at the Community Lectures page.
How can I reach someone who is attending training at NCTC?
You can call our Front Desk to reach a guest at NCTC. The number is 304/876-7403 or 304/876-1600. Also each guest is supplied voice mail with their room phone.
What is the mailing address for NCTC?
The NCTC Mailing Address is:
US Fish and Wildlife Service, NCTC
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-9713
Are pets allowed at NCTC?
No pets are allowed on the NCTC grounds; only service animals and animals specifically designated for training and education purposes are authorized on NCTC grounds.
Where can I get information about employment with the US Fish & Wildlife Service?
Job listings for the Department of Interior and other federal agencies are located at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov.
Where can I get information about employment with my state Department of Natural Resources?
You can get information regarding West Virginia Department of Natural Resources at http://www.dnr.state.wv.us/
Performing a search with your web browser on your state name along with Parks Department, DNR, Recreation or Employment can access other state Department of Natural Resources websites.
Where can I get information about inclement weather policies for NCTC?
We get our share of inclement weather at the National Conservation Training Center. NCTC inclement weather information and policies are located at the Weather page.
Where can I get information about supporting conservation education?
The Friends of NCTC actively supports the mission of the National Conservation Training Center by supporting NCTC community outreach programs and extending the reach of this world-class facility.
Learn more about the Friends of NCTC at the Friends of the National Conservation Training Center web site.