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 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.
Published on May 9, 2019
Two MSU sustainability scientists contributed to a landmark United Nations report which finds an unprecedented biodiversity loss, and calls for transformative changes to balance nature conservation and economic development.
Published on May 7, 2019
Lands that shelter forests have value often readily tallied by developers, but until now it’s been more difficult to prove the success of protecting those forested lands in pursuit of sustainability. That can put conservationists on the defense.
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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
May 20, 2019 - May 23, 2019 Maumee Bay Lodge and Convention Center
Hosted by Michigan Sea Grant, MSU Extension, and MSU Outreach and Engagement, this Training is a highly-engaged program to help scientists understand the role of community relationships and how they can help improve scientific research.