This program enables official Friends members and/or USFWS volunteers the opportunity to take online and in-class training offered by the USFWS National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) for FREE. Tuition, meals and lodging waived and travel will be reimbursed. If you are seeking to build skills to support your refuge, hatchery and/or organization more effectively, start by browsing upcoming NCTC courses. You can also browse this illustrated Course Guide for planning your training needs and a quick view FY18 Schedule.
For more information about the training waiver program and/or to get started with signing up for a course, download the FY18 Waiver Program Announcement.
Contact Joanna Webb, USFWS National Friends and Partnership Coordinator at Joanna_Webb@fws.gov or 703-358-2392 for details.