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 September 4, 2019
DNR Wildlife Chief Russ Mason's new role aims to further the DNR’s mission with universities and other key partners.
Published on August 15, 2019
Dr. Gore and co-authors recently published an article in Nature Sustainability titled "Transnational environmental crime threatens sustainable development"
Published on August 5, 2019
MSU scholars apply a new, more holistic way to examine global agricultural trade to better understand what’s going on when a country as enormous as China develops a big appetite for soybeans.
Published on July 15, 2019
A team of scientists from Michigan State University and the Environmental Protection Agency examined patterns of nutrients and aquatic plants in lakes, wetlands and streams. A paper on the project was published in the journal Ecological Applications.
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Published on July 11, 2019 by The Buffalo News
Published on May 10, 2019 by National Geographic
Published on April 15, 2019 by Global Wildlife Conservation
Published on March 13, 2019 by MSUToday
September 19, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resource Building
"Understanding and managing species invasions across stages: Crayfish case studies from inland lakes" By Dr. Eric Larson
September 26, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources
RVSM policy, reporting and support By: Rae Chaloult
September 30, 2019 2:30PM - 4:15PM MSU Union, Ballroom
MSU President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., will meet with faculty and staff from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on Sept. 30.
October 10, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources Building
Forest Ecology By: Dr. Andrew Vander Yacht
October 17, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources Building
Viral pathogenesis By: Dr. Vikram Vakharia
October 24, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources Building
Population and conservation genetics By: Dr. Lilian Pukk
November 9, 2019 Starts 3 hours before the kickoff of the MSU vs. Illinois football game. Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI 48910
Meet with alumni and mingle with supporters from Michigan’s agricultural and natural resources industries while enjoying great food and raising money for scholarships, student activities and alumni programming.
November 14, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources Building
Biodiversity and Ecosystem services by: Dr. Dr. Brian Klatt
November 21, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM 338, Natural Resources Building
Fisheries and Wildlife GSO Seminar Series
December 3, 2019 12:00AM - 11:59PM
Spartans will come together Dec. 3 to give to the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.