Project WILD is a national program sponsored in West Virginia by the West Virginiaʼs Division of Natural Resources under the advisement of Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Project WILD’s mission is to provide wildlife-based conservation and environmental education that fosters responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources. All curriculum materials are backed by sound educational practices and theory, and represent the work of many professionals within the fields of education and natural resource management from across the country.

Upcoming Trainings

DateLocationTrainingClass TypeCapacity
03/29/2023New River Gorge National ParkPWPublic15
04/27/2023Glenville State UniversityPWPrivate20
6/5/2023–6/6/2023Ward HallowPW, Project Wet, PLTPrivate25
06/27/2023–06/28/2023Hawks Nest State ParkPW, Project Wet, PLTPublic30
07/22/2023Jackson’s MillEarly Childhood WorkshopPublic25
11/04/2023National Youth Science CenterEarly Childhood WorkshopPublic40

GUW=Growing Up Wild, PW=Project Wild, PLT=Project Learning Tree

*If you wish to register for a upcoming training or host a private training, please contact Ashley Anderson at the contact information listed below.

Professional Development Trainings

Professional Development Trainings are available for early childhood and K-12 in the following topics:

  • Project WILD
  • Aquatic WILD
  • Flying WILD
  • Growing Up WILD
  • WILD About Elk

Contact Information

To set up a professional development training in your area please contact:
Ashley Anderson
Project WILD State Coordinator
WVDNR – Wildlife Resources
324 Fourth Avenue, Room 300
South Charleston, WV 25303-1228

For additional information on Project WILD, please visit