The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife helps preserve our past and create our future.

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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?

WE WILL! 

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News

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    Citizen scientists make big impact on big data

    Published on October 30, 2019

    Collecting large amounts of data for long-term and large-scale research projects can be a burdensome task, but research from Michigan State University shows that citizen science programs can help fill the data gap.

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Featured In the News

Michigan Fights CWD With Research, Education And Collaboration

Published on November 14, 2019
by CBS Detroit

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

 

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Events

  • Nov 18

    Thomas Connor

    November 18, 2019 2:00PM - 3:45PM Room 105, Manly Miles Building

    Assessing species distributions and the effects of habitat fragmentation: the case of the giant panda in the land of the lying dragon

  • Nov 21

    Tutilo Mudumba

    November 21, 2019 2:15PM - 3:30PM Natural Resources Building, 225

    Quantifying Impacts of Anthropogenic Disturbances on Wildlife

  • 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.

  • Dec 13

    MSU Advanced Degree Commencement: Fall 2019

    December 13, 2019 3:30PM - 5:00PM Breslin Student Events Center

    The MSU Advanced Degree Commencement ceremony is for for all students, including those in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is held on December 13 at the end of the fall 2019 semester.

  • Dec 14

    CANR Undergraduate Commencement: Fall 2019

    December 14, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM Breslin Student Events Center

    MSU Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony) for students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is held on December 14 at the end of the fall 2019 semester.

  • May 1

    MSU Advanced Degree Commencement: Spring 2020

    May 1, 2020 3:30PM - 6:00PM Breslin Events Center

    The MSU Advanced Degree Commencement ceremony is for for all students, including those in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is held on May 1 at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

  • May 2

    CANR Undergraduate Commencement: Spring 2020

    May 2, 2020 7:30PM - 9:30PM Breslin Student Events Center

    MSU Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony) for students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is held on May 2 at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

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