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.

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

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

Dave Smith is now a UMN Distinguished Global Professor

July 15, 2021

Dave Smith was awarded the 2021 Award for Global Engagement at the University of Minnesota! 


Discarded pet goldfish menacing Minnesota lakes

July 14, 2021

Minnesota state officials are pleading with the public to stop discarding unwanted pet fish into ponds and lakes. They are non-native and keep growing.

Learning more about red-headed woodpeckers and their oak savanna habitats

March 1, 2021

Dr. Elena West discusses her research on red-headed woodpeckers at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve.