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 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.
Published on March 19, 2019
Patricia Soranno and Kendra Cheruvelil, professors in the Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, have been named fellows of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.
Published on March 11, 2019
As part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Michigan State University is working directly with students in several Lansing School District high schools to raise awareness of STEM disciplines and university opportunities, including scholarships.
Published on February 21, 2019
Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week will kick off March 1 at Michigan State University. ANR Week has served as a platform for enterprising new developments in agriculture and natural resources in Michigan since 1914.
Published on February 14, 2019
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability master's degree student Tessaliz Quiles Delgado and PhD student Kelly Kapsar have been awarded support for their studies in conservation.
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March 22, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. MSU Natural Resources Building, Room 338, 480 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Josh Cohen, Conservation Scientist at Michigan Natural Features Inventory, will speak on geographic information systems (GIS), ecology, and fire ecology.
March 25, 2019 8:00AM - 3:00PM MSU East Fee Hall, rm A601
Training includes the following: Adult/ Child/Infant CPR and AED, use of barrier masks, and general principles of medical emergencies.
March 28, 2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. MSU Natural Resources Building, Room 338, 480 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Elle Gulotty, a Master's student advised by Dan Hayes, will present her research on Brook and Brown Trout in the Au Sable River.
March 29, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM 3 p.m. -4 p.m. MSU Natural Resources Building, RM 338, 480 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Jacqui Fenner, a Communications Specialist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will give a talk entitled, "Make Your Science POP with Color: How to Strategically Use Color in Science Communication and Storytelling".
March 30, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center, 9422 Herbison Rd, Laingsburg, MI 48848
Learn about cavity-nesting birds and how to attract them to your patch! During this 3 hour long workshop, you will build a nest box designed for Eastern Bluebirds.
April 5, 2019 3:30PM - 5:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 152, 480 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
This event is in appreciation of the many contributions made by all our Graduate Students, and to recognize individual students who have received awards for travel, presentations and fellowships throughout the past year. Please RSVP by March 29, 2019.
April 12, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 338
Brenda Pracheil, a Research and Development Staff Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will speak on aquatic ecology.
April 18, 2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM Patriarche Park, East Lansing, MI 48823
Our annual spring picnic will take place on Thursday, April 18th from 5:00pm until dusk at Patriarche Park in East Lansing