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.

NCTC Channel 2

NCTC Live Broadcast - Channel 2

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

If you have technical problems, e-mail broadcast@fws.gov or call 304-876-7666. Provide your name and location.

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Broadcast Schedule - Channel 1

October 21, 2014 - Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern Time --- LiveStream Broadcast Link

Environmental Education Update - Conservation Connect

This distance learning series, presented quarterly by NCTC’s Division of Education Outreach staff, will feature current environmental education topics and highlight 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 October 21 session will feature NCTC staff: Chelsea McKinney, Kathy Sholl, Brett Billings and Randy Robinson. They will provide an overview of Conservation Connect, the new web-based video series produced by NCTC which aims to connect youth, ages 10-14, with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and conservation careers. You’ll be able to join in with your questions and comments on Conservation Connect via the Livestream chat room.

Training Announcement

For more information about Conservation Connect, visit: http://nctc.fws.gov/conservationconnect/


October 29, 2014 - Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern Time -- LiveStream Broadcast Link

Project Edubat - Education Taking Flight

Bats are amazing animals that are vital to the health of our environment and economy - eating tons of insects nightly, pollinating flowers, and spreading seeds that that grow new plants and even trees.  Join us for an exciting, live broadcast, “Project Edubat – Education Taking Flight” on October 29th at 2pm ET to learn more about these important animals. This free broadcast will feature activities, resources, and lesson plans to help you teach both children and adults about bats.  Learn how to use newly developed bat educational trunks that will be available across the country for your use!  Special appearances by live bats and a few of our favorite bat experts including Cathy Johnson, U.S. Forest Service, Dianne Odegard, Bat Conservation International, Ann Froschauer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Leslie Sturges, The Save Lucy Campaign.

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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