WELCOME to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. We strongly believe that our natural resources and environment are vital to our future, thus the faculty, staff and students in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife strive to meet the global challenges that threaten the sustainability of our ecosystems. We empower our students and our stakeholders with the knowledge needed to ensure our natural heritage and a high quality of life. We accomplish this through our renowned and distinguished education, research and outreach programs.
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Published on March 15, 2018
Eligible students can apply to the CANR STEM-FEE Scholars Program by March 31 for up to $25,000 in scholarships per student
Published on March 8, 2018
The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife is pleased to announce four online course offerings this summer, including Great Lakes Biology & Management, Introduction to Lakes, Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology & Management, and Recreational Fishing.
Published on March 1, 2018
The artisans of Snare to Wares, a program created by Dr. Robert Montgomery and PhD student Tutilo Mudumba, repurpose tire wires used to illegally hunt wild game, turning them into beautiful sculptures while attaining gainful employment.
Published on February 26, 2018
The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife GSO Spotlight Committee is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Spotlight is now available. Please share widely with colleagues and friends!
Published on February 22, 2018
MSU researchers are working to preserve hardwood diversity, which protects the forest ecosystem from threats such as pathogens and insect predation.
March 28, 2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM Natural Resources Building, Room 152
Jay Hesse, Research Division Director for the Nez Perce Tribe, will present a seminar entitled "Fisheries co-management: A MSU graduate student's experience with the Nez Perce Tribe".
March 31, 2018 MSU Jenison Field House
The North American Indigenous Student Organization at Michigan State University is hosting a Pow Wow of Life to celebrate Native American culture and traditions. This year's theme will be "Giving Back to the Earth".
April 2, 2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM Natural Resources Building, Room 338
Dr. Nyeema Harris, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan, will present a seminar about her research of the biogeography of ecological communities.
April 13, 2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM Natural Resources Building, Room 338
Dr. Timothy Van Deelen, Professor of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, will present a keynote seminar entitled "The population biology of wolf recovery in the Great Lakes region".
April 18, 2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM Natural Resources Building, Room 338
Dr. Rique Campa, Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at Michigan State University, will host a workshop about time management for MSU graduate students.