The Conservation Library provides easy access to curriculum-related materials, historic conservation texts, electronic resources and state-of-the-art delivery services.
The scope of the collection includes topics covered in all NCTC training classes with an emphasis on natural resource conservation, environmental education and conservation leadership.
Library Hours: Contact the Library at 304-876-7304 or the Front Desk, at 304-876-1600, for hours of operation and more information.
Literature Search Service
E-journal and database collection access is available for FWS employees only via the
FWS network or a Pulse Secure connection. If you are looking for a journal or article that
we do not subscribe to, please request through Interlibrary Loan by emailing the
citation to library.fws.gov. Requests are normally fulfilled in 48-hours or less.
FWS Scientific Journals - Newest JFWM Issue
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video, most of which are in the public domain. Those not in the public domain are intended for personal, private use.
Visit the Video Gallery to view selected video highlights for various topics.
Conservation Library Resources
- Resources for Environmental Educators
- Connecting Children to Nature: American Literature: 1890 - Today
- Oil Spill Resources
- America's WILD READ Discussion Blog Archive
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s national Publications Unit, headquartered at NCTC, handles requests for publications that are received and processed for Federal and state agencies, business, educators and the public.
The Publications Unit of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the primary distribution center for printed material published by this agency. We store and maintain supplies of different Service publications and respond to requests from the public for specific reports, booklets, brochures, and posters.
All public inquiries for publications call 1-800-344-WILD. Service employees should call 304-876-7203 for publication requests.