2024 Spring Spotlight Event: Thursday, May 2, 2024

April 12, 2024

2024 Spring Spotlight - You're Invited! 

The Spring Spotlight will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 in St. Paul Student Center, Larson Gallery. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served. 

Come along and help us to celebrate these exceptional talents and minds! 

  • Social hour with appetizers & refreshments 
  • Silent auction 
  • Student posters 
  • Student and alumni awards
  • Distinguished Faculty lecture

If you are unable to attend in person, please consider a donation for the Conservation Sciences Graduate Program!

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2023 Kolshorn Lecture: Thursday, November 16, 2023

October 13, 2023

Please join us for the 2023 Kolshorn Lecture featuring Dr. Karen Lips!

Thursday, November 16 in 105 Cargill Building


Conservation Sciences Seminar Series

October 4, 2023

The Conservation Sciences Seminar Series is on for the Fall 2023 semester!

Please join us on Fridays at Noon beginning on September 15, 2023.

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.

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.

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.