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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?




  • Alaskan pipeline. Credit: Arthur D. Chapman and Audrey Bendus

    Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade

    Published on March 21, 2019

    Fulfilling the world’s growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But MSU research shows a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products, and leaves its environmental footprint home.

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Featured In the News

Sharing An Apple a Day Keeps the…Poaching Away

Published on April 15, 2019
by Global Wildlife Conservation

Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade

Published on March 21, 2019

SDGs ‘failing to create transformational change’

Published on February 26, 2019
by Eco-Business

World-leading researcher for VFM

Published on February 1, 2019
by SLU novelty

Why Whales, Seals, and Penguins Like Their Food Cold

Published on January 24, 2019
by The Atlantic

Green Glove, Iron Fist

Published on December 18, 2018
by Biographic

More biodiversity means more ecotourism

Published on December 14, 2018
by The Wildlife Society




  • Apr 28

    Jefferson Science Symposium at Purdue University

    April 28, 2019 - April 30, 2019 Purdue University

    Conference for Big Ten University Jefferson Science Fellows and policy experts to discuss international science and technology policy. Hosted by Purdue University.

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