Events

Upcoming events

    • August 18, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • National Conservation Training Center 698 Conservation Way Shepherdstown, WV 25443

    Our annual social is coming soon!

    August 18th, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm.

    Come meet old friends and make new ones! Take a tour! Watch a winning student film! Try some wines (non alcoholic beverages will also be aplenty). Enjoy a variety of nibbles and noshes! Cross your fingers that your door prize ticket will be drawn!

    The private tour of the archives will start off the event at 2pm. Please meet for the tour in the lobby of the main entrance of National Conservation Training Center (698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown. The social will start immediately following and will be held in Room 201 I East. The sneak peek screening of the winning student film in the National Conservation Film Festival will begin at 4:00 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy one of our national treasures and explore some of its inner workings as well as mingle,munch and sip with members and friends.

    Bald eagle in a tree

    A drawing will be held for a matted print of a Shenandoah River bald eagle taken by local photographer, Peter Rublee. The bald eagle shown here is the print that will be matted and given to the lucky winner! This event is free, handicapped accessible, and family friendly.


    • August 21, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • National Conservation Training Center 698 Conservation Way Shepherdstown, WV 25443
    Register

    It's time to do the final touches on the NCTC pollinator garden!  There will be a volunteer event next on August 21st from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, although we may finish early.  If you can come and help getting the garden finished up, please register via the Friends of NCTC website so that the security folks will let you in.  We are meeting at the Garden in front of the Entry/Auditorium building.  Please bring a water bottle, gloves (some will be available) and a trowel if you have one.  Tools and light refreshments will be provided.  Be there to share in the sense of accomplishment!!!  

Past events

July 23, 2019 Presentation on “Nature & History in the Potomac Country: From Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Jefferson”
June 20, 2019 Pollinator Garden Volunteer Opportunity (second day)
June 19, 2019 Pollinator Garden Volunteer Opportunity
April 13, 2019 Tree Planting Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting at National Conservation Training Center
April 08, 2019 FILM SCREENING AND Q&A - BACKYARD WILDERNESS
March 20, 2019 Please Volunteer for Renovating the Pollinator Garden - March 20th
March 05, 2019 “The Ends of the Earth” (movie)
September 12, 2018 Annual Meeting
August 12, 2018 Annual Social
June 06, 2018 Appalachian Trail Lecture
April 21, 2018 Tree Planting at NCTC
March 28, 2018 “Travels with the Songbird Migration of Spring” Talk
October 26, 2017 “Humanities and the Environment” Symposium
October 19, 2017 "Bully" - A Play About Teddy Roosevelt
September 13, 2017 Friends of NCTC Annual Meeting
August 21, 2017 "An Evening With Teddy Roosevelt" With Reprisor Joe Wiegand
August 13, 2017 Annual Social
July 26, 2017 Lecture: Jennifer Ackerman, Author of Genius of Birds
July 13, 2017 Webinar: Friends VS Volunteers
April 06, 2017 Monarch Webinar Series: Monarchs and Solar
March 24, 2017 “Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative”
March 23, 2017 Monarch Webinar Series: Monarch Parasitoids
February 23, 2017 Monarch Webinar Series: Designing and Creating Outdoor Signs for Monarch Waystations and Pollinator Gardens
February 16, 2017 Monarch Webinar Series: Seed Mix Design with the Tallgrass Prairie Center
January 26, 2017 Monarch Webinar Series: Monarch Overwintering Biology
January 18, 2017 Rachel Carson Film Screening and Filmmaker Q&A
December 20, 2016 Monarch Webinar Series: Monarch Conservation Planning Tools
December 15, 2016 Monarch Webinar Series: Monarchs and Climate Change
October 20, 2016 Artist Sharon K. Schafer to speak at NCTC on “Becoming Animal: Standing Witness for the Sentient Wild”
September 27, 2016 A Tale of Two Victorian Rebels: Beatrix Potter and Rachel Carson
September 22, 2016 Volunteer for Roadside Clean Up
September 21, 2016 Annual Meeting
August 31, 2016 Monarchs and Roadsides
August 14, 2016 Annual Social
July 25, 2016 John D. Chaney, "40 Years from the Brink of Extinction: America's Bald Eagle"
April 16, 2016 Come and Plant Trees for Reforestation Day at NCTC
February 25, 2016 Three Films by John Grabowska
October 22, 2015 Sneak Peak of "All Over the Map" - A New Family Show
August 16, 2015 You Are Invited to our 2015 Annual Social!
July 09, 2015 Rachel Carson and her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment
June 03, 2015 An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt - Wednesday Evening Chat
April 11, 2015 Come and Plant Trees for Reforestation Day at NCTC
March 24, 2015 For Friends Members and their Guests: Film Screening of "This Time Next Year"
March 12, 2015 The Monarch of the Americas
February 25, 2015 For Friends Members and their Guests: Wednesday Night Chat with NCTC Staff
December 18, 2014 Film: World Premiere of The Power of One Voice: A 50-Year Perspective on the Life of Rachel Carson
December 10, 2014 A Chat With Suzanne Fellows With the Federal Duck Stamp Program
November 19, 2014 For Friends Members and their Guests: Wednesday Night Chat with NCTC Staff
October 22, 2014 Friends Wednesday Night Chat with NCTC Staff
September 24, 2014 Friends Wednesday Night Chat with NCTC Staff
September 10, 2014 2014 Annual Meeting
August 17, 2014 Annual Membership Social
July 09, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
June 11, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
May 14, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
April 22, 2014 Friends Conversations with NCTC Staff
April 09, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
March 26, 2014 Films for Friends and their Guests
March 12, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
February 26, 2014 Friends Conversations with NCTC Staff
February 26, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Strategic Planning
February 12, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
January 29, 2014 Films for Friends and their Guests
January 29, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Strategic Planning
January 15, 2014 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
December 11, 2013 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
November 20, 2013 Friends Conversations with NCTC Staff
November 13, 2013 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
October 31, 2013 American Conservation Film Festival
October 23, 2013 Friends Conversations with NCTC Staff
October 23, 2013 Volunteer for Weed Warrior Day!
October 09, 2013 Friends of NCTC Board of Directors Meeting
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