WELCOME to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. We strongly believe that our natural resources and environment are vital to our future, thus the faculty, staff and students in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife strive to meet the global challenges that threaten the sustainability of our ecosystems. We empower our students and our stakeholders with the knowledge needed to ensure our natural heritage and a high quality of life. We accomplish this through our renowned and distinguished education, research and outreach programs.
Who will make a difference for the rivers, the lakes, the land?
For the fish, the wildlife, the environment?
Published on April 25, 2018
Michigan State University’s Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division joined forces in 2003 to study fish health.
Published on April 24, 2018
Faculty members, academic advisers and club advisers nominated 10 seniors for the 2018 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Outstanding Student Leader Award.
Published on April 19, 2018
A global pioneer in sustainability science, Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Published on April 16, 2018
Emmaline Gates, senior Fisheries and Wildlife major, received first place oral presentation at the 20th annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) at Michigan State University.
Published on April 7, 2018
The artisans of Snare to Wares, a program created by Dr. Robert Montgomery and PhD student Tutilo Mudumba, repurpose tire wires used to illegally hunt wild game, turning them into beautiful sculptures while attaining gainful employment.
April 26, 2018 2:00PM - 3:00PM Packaging Building, Room 120
We welcome Jessica Gephart of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center & Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, who will be presenting a seminar entitled "Global Seafood Trade: Distant Connectivity between Humans and the Environment."
April 26, 2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM Natural Resources Building, Room 338
Waldemar Ortiz, recipient of the FW Outstanding Senior Scholarship Award, will be presenting his research on North American elk translocations. Waldemar works in the RECaP Lab at MSU under the direction of Robert Montgomery.
April 30, 2018 2:00PM - 3:00PM Packaging Building, Room 120
We welcome Sui Chian Phang of Ohio State University, who will be presenting a seminar entitled "Integrating Fish, Human and Development Dynamics for Global Inland Fisheries Governance."
May 2, 2018 11:00AM - 12:00PM Natural Resources Building, Room 221
We welcome Tom Loch of Michigan State University, who will be presenting a seminar entitled "Great Lakes Fish Health Challenges."
May 3, 2018 10:30AM - 11:30AM NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab
Patricia Soranno, Professor at Michigan State University, will present a seminar entitled "Macrosystems ecology: Developing a macroscale understanding of ecosystem properties" at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab in Ann Arbor, MI.