National Training Programs

Watercraft Safety Training Program

The National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) manages the DOI/ FWS Watercraft Safety Training Program by providing direct support to their online and field-based training courses. Watercraft Safety Training Program

Principles of Electrofishing

Electrofishing is a fishing technique that uses direct current electricity flowing between a submerged cathode and anode. This affects the movements of nearby fish so that they swim toward the anode, where they can be caught or stunned. and link to page.  Principles of Electrofishing

Native Youth Climate Adaptation and Leadership Congress (NYCALC)

Join students from across the country to discuss community adaptation and related environmental issues impacting Native peoples. The mission of the Native Youth Climate Adaptation Leadership Congress (NYCALC) is to develop future conservation leaders with the skills, knowledge, and tools to address environmental change and conservation challenges to better serve their schools and home communities. Native Youth Climate Adaptation and Leadership Congress

Directorate Fellows Program (DFP)

Connecting candidates from the Directorate Fellows Program who have acquired Direct Hire Authority status to hiring managers at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Directorate Fellows Program (DFP)