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.

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

If you have technical problems during Covid, e-mail broadcast@fws.gov.

Broadcast Schedule

August 26, 2021 Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm ET- LiveStream Broadcast Link
Tribal Broadcast Series: Federal Native American Trust Lands

Did you know taking land into trust is one of the most important functions the Department of the Interior undertakes on behalf of Tribes, as 2% of the United States is held in Federal Trust status for Native American Tribes? Please join us to learn more about the history of Native American lands!

Who should attend: We welcome any Department of the Interior staff and partners who are involved with tribes or who wish to learn more about working with tribes.

Presenter: Frank Desmond Rollefson, or Desi, has 15 years with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He has experience as the Rangeland Manager for the Northern Cheyenne Agency, Natural Resource Officer for the Crow Agency, Water Rights Specialist for Rocky Mountain Regional Office (RMRO), and Cartographic Technician and Wildlife Biologist, both for RMRO. Desi has participated with post wildlife assessment crews, or the Burned Area Emergency Response team for regional reservation trust lands. Desi is of German, Norwegian and Northern Cheyenne descent. He is an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne, and his families are from Minnesota and Montana. Desi received his Bachelors in Biology from the University of Montana in 1997, and his Masters in Resource Management from Central Washington University in 2003.

Contact: Jennifer Hill (240) 772.0393 or jennifer_hill@fws.gov

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September 16, 2021 Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm ET- LiveStream Broadcast Link
Tribal Broadcast Series: Developing Land Acknowledgements

Stay tuned for additional information!

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Contacts

During this time of Covid, please email all questions to broadcast@fws.gov.

  • NCTC Studio Control Room: 304-876-7666 (currently not available)
    Please Note: The studio control room is staffed only on scheduled broadcast days. If you need assistance, call one of the staff listed below.

  • Doug Canfield, Studio Manager,, doug_canfield@fws.gov
  • Melissa Gonzalez, Studio Assistant, melissa_gonzalez@fws.gov
  • Rob Garfinkel, Graphics Technician, robert_garfinkel@fws.gov

Broadcast Archive

Resources

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