Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Dr Sushma Reddy holding preserved owl in specimen collection
student Alex Franzen at microscope in fish lab
staff in waders collecting specimens from water
students learning about nets at night
researcher conducting banding on pintail ducks corralled in net cage

About 20 faculty, 40 staff, 60 graduate students, 200 undergraduates, 1200 alumni, and many friends….all working together to advance our knowledge of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology.

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  • Conservation Sciences Seminar Series

    January 14, 2022

    The Conservation Sciences Seminar Series is on for the spring semester!

    Please join us Fridays at Noon beginning on January 28, 2022

  • Missed the Kolshorn Lecture?

    October 18, 2021

    Did you miss the Kolshorn Lecture by Dr. Drew Lanham - "Coloring the Conservation Conversation" - on Sept 30, 2021? For a limited time, watch the recorded webinar now!

  • 2021 Kolshorn Lecture - September 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM

    September 24, 2021

    This year's lecture by Dr. Drew Lanham, "Coloring the Conservation Conversation" will be held virtually on September 30 at 5 PM Central. This event was originally scheduled to occur in April.