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 June 14, 2019
Three MSU researchers from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife are part of a team that has won the Chandler-Misener Award.
Published on May 30, 2019
Scientists, including MSU's Dana Infante, rally to put science back at the forefront of the nation's revised protections of streams and their valuable ecosystems.
Published on May 23, 2019
A new undergraduate course in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife explored the use of art as a way to communicate science, with a focus on promoting the Rachana Rajendra Neotropical Migrant Bird Sanctuary.
Published on May 21, 2019
Tourists have become international jetsetters, bringing the promise of prosperity, threats to the nature they come to experience and lots of questions about how to strike a balance. The key: What drives tourism?
Published on May 20, 2019
Karim Maredia has been named a senior global scholar and the director of agriculture and natural resources international programs in the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
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Published on May 10, 2019 by National Geographic
Published on April 15, 2019 by Global Wildlife Conservation
Published on March 13, 2019 by MSUToday
June 19, 2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Around the world, poaching and trafficking of illegal wildlife products is rising. Learn from expert panelists how to integrate social sciences to create successful interventions. MSU's Meredith Gore is a presenter.
June 24, 2019 10:00AM - 11:00AM Natural Resources Room 338 Agriculture Hall, 446 W Circle Dr, East Lansing, MI 48824
Sarah Burton, an MS student advised by Dr. Daniel Kramer, will present her thesis entitled "Using Social Network Analysis to Assess Relationship Building and Partnerships under the Michigan Department of Natural Resource’s Habitat Grant Programs".