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 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.
Published on February 11, 2019
Publish or perish is an adage with particular sting for women and other underrepresented scholars prone to not getting deserved credit on scientific papers. F&W scientists will provide perspective and pointers at the upcoming AAAS Annual Meeting.
Published on February 4, 2019
MSU scientists suggest new ways to tackle unexpected or unintended consequences cropping up on the way to the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting.
Published on January 29, 2019
Michigan State University has formalized a partnership with the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute of Grand Valley State University to work together on water-related issues.
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February 21, 2019 6:30PM - 8:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 221
All are welcome. Bring family, friends a dish to pass or just come to enjoy good food and good company. Please RSVP.
February 22, 2019 MSU Union
Save the date for the 2019 Fisheries and Wildlife GSO Symposium at MSU. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Barbara Knuth from Cornell University. Dr. Knuth's talk is entitled, "Eat More Fish? Influencing Policy and Practice Promoting Healthy Fish Consumption"
March 5, 2019 8:30AM - 3:00PM 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Kellogg Center Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824
This conference will address some of the major benefits that the Great Lakes provide as well as challenges that they continually face.
March 15, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM Teaching Greenhouse Conservatory in the Plant and Soil Sciences Building
Intercultural CANR: Exploring our Spirit explores the variety of religions, faiths and spiritual practices that make up the tapestry of our spiritual lives and communities.
March 15, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 338
John Waldham, Professor of Biology at Queens College, will speak on aquatic conservation biology.
March 22, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 338
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 29, 2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM MSU Natural Resources Building, rm 338
Jacqui Fenner, a Communications Specialist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will speak on science communications.
March 30, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center
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 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.