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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

  • 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.

  • Damage from the 2012 Reading Fire in Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA, photographed in 2016. Wildfires can have many effects on lakes, including increasing concentrations of nutrients and contaminants. Photos: Ian McCullough

    Feeling the burn: Wildfires increasingly threaten US lakes

    Published on July 15, 2019

    According to a team of scientists led by Ian McCullough, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University, U.S. lakes are facing a growing threat: wildfires.

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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
by Phys.org

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

 

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Events

  • Aug 26

    Erin Tracy MS Defense Seminar

    August 26, 2019 1:30PM - 4:00PM 105, Manly Miles Building

    Bridging Gaps in Information: Strategies for Improving Natural Resource Management in a Changing Climate

  • Aug 27

    CANR: College Colloquium 2019

    August 27, 2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM Anthony Hall, Room 1281

    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources welcomes new students at its College Colloquium event.

  • Sep 4

    2019 MSU Local Student Job & Internship Fair

    September 4, 2019 2:00PM - 6:00PM Spartan Stadium Tower Office, 4th Floor Huntington Club

    This local job and internship fair is open to all MSU students and majors. Find out about part-time jobs and internships on campus and in the Greater Lansing Area.

  • Nov 9

    AutumnFest

    November 9, 2019 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 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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