West Nile virus and bird flu are just two of the diseases spread from animals to humans. Jen Owen wants to know more about how those viruses are spreading. So she is studying birds.
Elizabeth Brajevich, a self-described worm lover and double-major sophomore at Michigan State University, has been nominated for the Udall Scholarship.
Patricia Soranno, MSU AgBioResearch professor of fisheries and wildlife, is helping define the new scientific field of macrosystems ecology.
In 1993, the Partnership for Ecosystem Research and Management (PERM) program between Michigan State University and the Fisheries and Wildlife divisions of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) was formed.
A local program capitalizes on the locavore movement to inform Michigan citizens about the benefits and value of hunting and fishing activities, as well as the nutritional and culinary benefits associated with the consumption of wild fish and game.
With a loud splash and the flash of several thousand fins, a whole school, and then some, of steelhead were introduced to the Red Cedar River on the Michigan State University campus.