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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?




  • Soybean farm in Virginia, Illinois

    Tariffs lead to creative supply chains

    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.

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Featured In the News

China’s new panda park will be three times bigger than Yellowstone

Published on May 10, 2019
by National Geographic

Student named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Published on May 3, 2019
by MSU Honors College

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




  • Sep 19

    Fisheries and Wildlife GSO Seminar Series

    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

  • Sep 30

    CANR Open Forum with MSU President Stanley

    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.

  • Nov 9


    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.

  • Dec 3

    Give Green Day

    December 3, 2019 12:00AM - 11:59PM

    Spartans will come together Dec. 3 to give to the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.

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