Welcome Dr. Solomon David!

May 3, 2023

We are excited to welcome Dr. Solomon David to the department as an Assistant Professor! He will join us in early August.

Welcome Dr. Kassandra Ford!

May 3, 2023

We are excited to welcome Dr. Kassandra Ford to the department as an Assistant Professor and Curator of Ichthyology & Mollusks at the Bell Museum. She will join us in early August.

Conservation Sciences Seminar Series

January 20, 2023

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

Please join us Fridays at Noon beginning on January 20, 2023.

NEW Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology BS Curriculum

January 17, 2023

Attention FWCB majors! As of Spring 2023, the FWCB curriculum will no longer have separate Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation tracks. New students (enrolling this spring or in future years) will pursue a new trackless curriculum to complete their degree.

2022 Kolshorn Lecture: Thursday, September 22, 2022

September 13, 2022

Please join us for the 2022 Kolshorn Lecture featuring Stony Brook University's Herrnstein Endowed Chair in Conservation Biology, Dr. Patricia Wright. Thursday, September 22, 2022 -- 105 Cargill Building

Assistant Professor & Curator of Ichthyology

September 10, 2022

FWCB is accepting applications for a 9-month tenure-track position as ichthyologist and Curator of Fishes. We welcome applicants working in any area of ichthyology with a focus on organismal biology, fish diversity, or fish conservation.

President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

August 30, 2022

FWCB is hiring a CFANS Postdoctoral President's Fellow whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to excellence in scholarship, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in higher education at the University of Minnesota.

Raised by Wolves

March 10, 2022

“Pups are the future of the wolf population. If we are able to know how many pups survive for the Cranberry Bay Pack and other packs across a few years, we can then start to understand average survival rates and what affects pup survival,” project member and Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology associate professor Joseph Bump said.

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. 

Graduate Student, Naomi Blinick, named 2022 MN Knauss Fellowship Finalist

July 21, 2021

Naomi Blinick, a Conservation Sciences student and graduate research fellow at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, has been announced as the 2022 Minnesota finalist for the National Sea Grant John A. Knauss Policy Fellowship