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?
Harvard sustainability scholar to deliver William W. Taylor Distinguished Lecture
Published on March 16, 2023
William C. Clark will speak on "Sustainability Science: Toward a synthesis" on March 29 on Zoom.
Opportunity Wednesday to interact with renowned ecologist Ehrlich
Published on March 13, 2023
The Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability will host a discussion with Stanford's Paul Ehrlich via Zoom.
International Studies and Programs honors Bennett
Published on March 9, 2023
Abigail Bennett, a leader in global inland fisheries research, receives the John K. Hudzik Emerging Leader in Advancing International Studies and Programs
Become a better conservation advocate and attend a “Conservation Conversation” event
Published on March 3, 2023
Think spring and attend a “Conservation Conversation” event to connect with local environmental stewards and become a more knowledgeable conservation advocate.
Two MSU scholars to serve on prestigious National Academies committee
Published on February 27, 2023
Jack Liu and Phoebe Zarnetske will work on the Continental Scale Biology Committee to identify important themes and theory for biological research.
Featured In the News
To improve nutrition, track fish from water to plate
Published on December 16, 2022 by Futurity
Beyond global hunger: The food people need may not be the food they can get
Published on December 15, 2022 by Nature - Sustainability Community
Insights get the right fish on the right plate
Published on December 15, 2022 by Phys.Org
Check out the above live video feed of a peregrine falcon nesting box installed atop Spartan Stadium in early 2022 by MSU Fisheries and Wildlife Club, an undergraduate organization of Fisheries and Wildlife students.
Intercultural CANR- The Journey: Lessons from a Migrant Worker
March 30, 2023 1:00PM – 2:00PM Zoom
Conservation Conversations: April 18- Wetland Conservation in Michigan - Barb Avers: Okemos, MI
April 18, 2023 6:00PM – 8:00PM Michigan Nature Association, 2310 Science Parkway, Okemos, MI 48864