Conservation Training Network Broadcasts

Live Broadcasts

Broadcasts are delivered online via the Livestream platform from the Conservation Training Network studio located on the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) campus near Shepherdstown, WV. Channel 1 is our main Livestream player. Channel 2 is our backup player.

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PLEASE NOTE: All broadcast times listed are  EASTERN TIME. (adjust for your time zone)

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Broadcast Schedule - Channel

August 26, 2015 - Time: 2:00-3:00 Eastern Time -- LiveStream Broadcast Link
Environmental Education Update: Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

This distance learning series, presented quarterly by NCTC’s Division of Education and Outreach staff, features current environmental education topics and highlights upcoming environmental education courses offered by NCTC and our partners. This series is also an opportunity to share the various environmental education resources and training opportunities that are available to FWS employees and to network with colleagues and partners.

The August 26th broadcast will feature an update on Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) and share information about great environmental educational resources available for use by educators. The broadcast also includes time for live interaction and Q&A with the presenters.

Learn more about the Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network at: http://lccnetwork.org

Presenters:

Elsa Haubold, National LCC Coordinator
Jean Brennan, Appalachian LCC Coordinator
Laura McClean, Science Applications Communications Manager

Who Should Participate:

Federal public land management agencies' project managers, resource managers, visitor services professionals, Park Rangers, educators, outdoor recreational planners, and their school partners as well as anyone whose resource management efforts would be enhanced by youth initiatives.

Please join our conversation via the Livestream chat room.

Please feel free to share the LCC EE Announcement!


September 2, 2015 - Time: 2:00-3:00 Eastern Time -- LiveStream Broadcast Link
Environmental Education Update: Hands on the Land Grant Program

The NCTC Division of Education & Outreach will host a discussion on the Hands on the Land (HOL) network that connects schools with sustained hands-on learning in natural and cultural settings on public lands. Presenters will announce an HOL Mini-Grant Program. The mini-grants will support HOL sites comprised of a school partner and a participating federal public land management agency (BLM, FWS, NPS, USFS, and NOAA Marine Sanctuaries). Non-HOL members who join HOL are eligible for funding.

HOL is coordinated by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF).

Learn more at: http://www.handsontheland.org

Presenters:

Josh Falk, Education Program Officer, NEEF
Maria Arnold, USFWS Youth Program Specialist, NCTC
Derrick Baldwin, Cultural Heritage Program Specialist, BLM Hands on the Land Program

Who Should Participate:


Federal public land management agencies' project managers, resource managers, visitor services professionals, Park Rangers, educators, outdoor recreational planners, and their school partners as well as anyone whose resource management efforts would be enhanced by youth initiatives.

Please join our conversation via the Livestream chat room.

Please feel free to share the Announcement.

Support

Contacts

  • NCTC Studio Control Room: 304-876-7666
    Please Note: The studio control room is staffed only on scheduled broadcast days. If you need assistance, call one of the staff listed below.

  • Randy Robinson, Instructional Television / Studio Coordinator, randy_robinson@fws.gov; 304-876-7450
  • Mark Chesna, Video Support, mark_chesna@fws.gov; 304-876-7342
  • Rhonda Miller, Web Support, rhonda_miller@fws.gov; 304-876-7325
  • DOI Learn Registration Support; nctc_training@fws.gov; 304-876-7692

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