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Janet Ady, advisor

Special Projects Coordinator, Division of Education Outreach, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center

Janet Ady, advisor

Janet Ady is Special Projects Coordinator, Division of Education Outreach, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The Division designs, develops and presents environmental education training and programs, leads the Service’s “Let’s Go Outside!” initiative to connect people with nature, and coordinates participation in the Secretary’s Youth in Natural Resources initiative.

Janet began her Fish and Wildlife Service career at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge as an Environmental Education Specialist.  She served on the Refuge's Comprehensive Conservation Planning teams in Alaska and as the Alaska Regional Environmental Education Specialist. She began working for the National Conservation Training Center in its planning stages, on national policy and education programming. Janet led the Education and Outreach training team during the initial curriculum development and opening of the National Conservation Training Center in 1997.

Janet received a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Planning and Interpretation, with an emphasis in Environmental Education, and a high school biology teaching credential from Humboldt State University. She obtained a Masters degree in Natural Science and Environmental Education from San Jose State University.