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

Date Location Training Class Type Capacity
1/29/2022 Fairmont GUW Private 20
3/22-29/2022 Marshall University PW/GUW Private 20
4/18/2022 Claudia L. Workman PW Public 30
5/3/2022 Marshall University Facilitator Private 15
6/15/2022 Logan County PW Private 25
8/12/2022 West Virginia State University PW Private 20
8/18/2022 Cabell Transportation Center GUW Private 55
11/04/2022 West Virginia State Wildlife Center, French Creek PW Public 25
11/05/2022 West Virginia State Wildlife Center, French Creek Facilitator Public 15

GUW=Growing Up Wild, PW=Project Wild

*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