Hunter Stanke Receives Best Student Poster Award at The Wildlife Society's Annual Conference


Hunter Stanke TWS Award

Hunter Stanke, an undergraduate researcher in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, was awarded Best Student Poster at the annual conference of The Wildlife Society in Albuquerque, NM. Hunter's poster was chosen from more than 250 entries. His research focuses on issues surrounding chronic wasting disease in Michigan. Congratulations, Hunter!


Sharon Reasoner Receives Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award

Reasoner Breslin Award Crop

Sharon Reasoner, Administrative Assistant to the Chair, received the 2017 Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award during a ceremony in May 2017. The award recognizes staff who demonstrate excellence in job performance, a supportive attitude and contributions to the university that lead to improved efficiency. Be sure to check out the video honoring Sharon Reasoner- congratulations!   


Alumna Katrina Liebich Receives U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sense of Wonder Award

Katrina (Mueller) Liebich, who received her Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Michigan State University in 2011, has received the 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sense of Wonder Award for excellence in interpretation and environmental education. Katrina is a Fisheries Outreach Coordinator at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, based in Anchorage, AK. She was honored for her outreach work that introduces the science of fisheries management to children and adults.  Congratulations Katrina!


Rebecca Ives Receives MSU Clerical-Technical Recognition Award


Rebecca Ives, a research technician in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, received the MSU Clerical-Technical Recognition Award during a ceremony on November 4, 2016. The award is sponsored by the Thomas and Concettina Gliozzo Endowment Fund to recognize outstanding employees who show innovative thinking, respect for the campus community and diligence in their daily work. Be sure to check out the video honoring Rebecca Ives- congratulations!


MSU Student’s Research on Great Lakes Trout Featured by Wisconsin Sea Grant

University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute – October 13, 2016


MSU Researchers Work to Protect Rattlesnakes

WILX 10: Local - July 20, 2016


Grassroots Tactics Could Improve Global Environmental Policies

MSU TODAY: Environment + Science & Technology - April 20, 2016


MSU Part of Team Working to Save Endangered Species in Nicaragua

MSU TODAY: Science & Technology - March 23, 2016


Successfully Moving Giraffes

MSU TODAY: Environment - March 16, 2016


Conservation Criminology at MSU Works to Defend the Rights of Nature and Wildlife Around the World

MLive: Interveiw - March 8, 2016


Inland Fisheries Determined to Surface as Food Powerhouse

MSU TODAY: Science & Technology - February 11, 2016


Recent MSU Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Dan Myers is Recognized as "Top 10 Under 40"

Petoskey News - February 10, 2016


Militarization of Conservation: Narratives of Poaching

It's Hot in Here: Broadcast - Recorded on January 8, 2016


Changing the face of science: A Q&A with Meredith Gore

MSU AgBioResearch - November 11, 2015


Second-Place Award for Best Presentation at MSU Environmental Science and Policy Program's Research Symposium

Remington Moll

Remington Moll won a second-place award for Best Presentation at the recent Research Symposium hosted by the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State University. He was recognized for an outstanding presentation of research conducted with RECaP collaborators on the reintroduction ecology of large carnivores in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa. 


MSU professor Dr. Meredith Gore fights illegal wildlife traffic:



  • Herbert Kasozi

    MSU doctoral student named Russell E. Train fellow

    Published on November 7, 2017

    Herbert Kasozi, a doctoral student in the Research on the Ecology of Carnivores and their Prey (RECaP) Laboratory in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, was named one of 24 Russell E. Train fellows by the World Wildlife Foundation.

  • Snares to wares

    Published on July 8, 2016

    Spartan conservationists find creative solutions for protecting human livelihood while saving wildlife in East Africa.

  • Sustaining a species, snake photo

    Sustaining a Sssssspecies

    Published on June 17, 2016

    To help ensure a healthy planet today and tomorrow, Spartan researchers work across the globe to study and preserve wildlife habitats - from pandas in China to hyenas in Africa and, in Michigan, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake.

  • Ashley Archer

    FW Sophomore earns nationally competitive Udall Award

    Published on June 3, 2016

    Ashley Archer, a Michigan State University Honors College sophomore majoring in fisheries and wildlife in Lyman Briggs College, has earned the nationally competitive Udall Scholarship.

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