Social planned at NCTC
The Friends of the National Conservation Training Center invites current and prospective members to a social on Aug. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the NCTC campus in Shepherdstown. At 2 p.m., before the social, NCTC’s historian Mark Madison will give a tour of NCTC’s Museum and Archives.
The Museum and Archives houses films, photos and documents chronicling the rich heritage of wildlife conservation. There are some amazing artifacts in the collection.
This year the social celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first international treaty to protect migratory birds.
The Migratory Bird Treaty was signed by Great Britain’s King George V on Canada’s behalf and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson on Aug. 16, 1916.
The Friends of NCTC actively supports the mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center by supporting their community outreach programs and extending the reach of this world-class facility in advancing the conservation of fish, wildlife and their habitats through education.
To learn more about us, go to www.friendsofnctc.org/wordpress/. NCTC is located at 698 Conser-vation Way, Shepherdstown.