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?
Published on January 11, 2019
A team of scientists from Michigan State University and the University of Wisconsin analyzed 30 years of data for 365 lakes in the northeastern and Midwestern U.S. to test whether changes in temperature and precipitation affect water clarity.
Published on December 20, 2018
Incoming MSU freshmen or transfer students should apply now for Fall 2019 scholarships in these applied STEM disciplines that are vital to our national and global security and economy.
Published on December 18, 2018
As local becomes global, sustainability scientists are breaking down disciplinary barriers and joining in new ways to figure out survival.
Published on December 3, 2018
Seven Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics.
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February 22, 2019 MSU Union
Save the date for the 2019 Fisheries and Wildlife GSO Symposium at MSU. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Barbara Knuth from Cornell University.
March 5, 2019 9:00AM - 3:30PM Kellogg Center Auditorium at The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
The 2019 Great Lakes Conference will highlight key issues in the Great Lakes, including a history of fisheries, Asian Carp prevention, wild rice uses, BMPs in the Lake Erie Basin, restoration efforts, and a virtual tour of Great Lakes wildlife.