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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?




  • MSU entomologist Rufus Isaacs in the lab with a student.

    New report says MSU researchers among most highly cited

    Published on December 3, 2018

    Seven Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics.

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Featured In the News

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

MSU researcher helps battle deadly deer disease

Published on September 24, 2018




  • Mar 5

    The Great Lakes: Managing for Action

    March 5, 2019 9:00AM - 3:30PM Kellogg Center Auditorium at The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

    The 2019 Great Lakes Conference will highlight key issues in the Great Lakes, including a history of fisheries, Asian Carp prevention, wild rice uses, BMPs in the Lake Erie Basin, restoration efforts, and a virtual tour of Great Lakes wildlife.

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