Lodging

The National Conservation Training Center, located in Shepherdstown, W.Va., is operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The National Conservation Training Center, located in Shepherdstown, W.Va., is operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The National Conservation Training Center, or frequently referred to as NCTC, is located just 60 miles or just over 1 hour outside the Washington, D.C. metropolitan beltway. It is part of the Shepherdstown, West Virginia community; also known for the nearby state college just down the road.

NCTC is a walking campus on a 533 acre property. The instructional classrooms, commons, and housing are situated within the rural setting of both forest and grasslands. The architectural design demonstrates the buildings and walkways are blended with the landscape to entice guests to shed their metropolis pressures. Outdoor patios, walkways, and break areas are situated to easily view the Mid-Atlantic area wildlife throughout the four seasons. Birds, white-tailed deer, fox, and other critters are frequently seen skittering up nearby trees or moving along a grassland culvert.

Reservations:

To reserve your room, please contact the NCTC Hotel Reservations Office at 877-706-6282. Reservations should be made no later September 7, 2017. Guests not attending the Conference may stay with you in your room at no additional charge, but they must register with the front desk. The cost is $106/night, this includes $91/night for lodging and a $15/night sustainability fee. Meals are included in your conference registration fee. When registering, please mention that you are with the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Directions & Parking:

Contact the Registration Department at (304) 876-7220 for maps and directions. Maps are also available online. Parking passes will be issued at the NCTC Front Desk upon check-in and must be displayed in your vehicle. If arriving after 6:00 PM, the gate may be closed. If so, please use the call button to call the Front Desk.

National Conservation Training Center
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

If your GPS or mapping web site has a difficult time locating NCTC using our mailing address try this address to locate the entrance to NCTC:

100 Col Shepherd Rd.
Shepherdstown, WV 25443, USA