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WELCOME to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University.  We strongly believe that natural resources and environment are vital to the future of humanity. The faculty, staff and students in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife strive to meet the global challenges that threaten the sustainability of Earth’s ecosystems. Through our renowned and distinguished education, research, and outreach programs, we empower students and stakeholders with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to safeguard our natural heritage and promote quality of life for all.

Who will make a difference for the rivers, the lakes, the land?

For the fish, the wildlife, the environment?




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  • Jun 27

    PhD Defense Seminar - Stephanie Shaffer

    June 27, 2018 10:00AM - 11:00AM Natural Resources Building, Room 338

    Stephanie Shaffer, a Ph.D. candidate advised by Rique Campa, will be presenting her Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake population and habitat ecology in southern Michigan."

  • Jun 28

    MS Defense Seminar - Georgiana Burruss

    June 28, 2018 1:00PM - 2:00PM Natural Resources Building, Room 1

    Georgiana Burruss, a Master's student advised by Amber Peters, will present her M.S. thesis entitled "Movements of bonefish (Albula spp.) in The Bahamas: multiple migration routes and associated environmental cues."

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