Fisheries & Wildlife
Michigan is home to native big and small game, more than 150 species of fish and more than 400 species of birds – and to a growing number of non-native species that affect fish and wildlife populations. Michigan State University Extension works with fisheries and wildlife agencies and stakeholder organizations to protect and enhance the state’s fish and wildlife populations and habitats. MSUE offers a variety of up-to-date resources in everything from human-wildlife interactions and animal damage control to invasive species identification and commercial and recreational fishing.
February 27, 2015 | Dan O’Keefe | The 2015 Ludington Regional Fisheries Workshop featured in-depth presentations on food web changes, mass marking of trout and salmon, cisco rehabilitation and more.
February 27, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about rusty crayfish, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 26, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about the sea lamprey, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 25, 2015 | Jane Herbert | Microplastics are emerging as a water quality concern. A simple, no-cost way to reduce the amount of microplastics entering the environment is staring us in the face.
February 25, 2015 | Bindu Bhakta | Winter is the time to learn how to create, restore and manage natural shorelines to promote water quality and encourage wildlife.
February 25, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about the bloody red shrimp, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 24, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about the parrot feather, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 24, 2015 | Dan O'Keefe | Although Asian carp filets are too bony for most U.S. consumers, boneless minced carp can be used as healthy stand-in for ground beef in some recipes. A recent University of Missouri blind taste test found that Asian carp rated higher than catfish.
February 24, 2015 | Dan O'Keefe | Silver and bighead carp both pose a risk to the Great Lakes, but new research suggests that the “flying” silver carp may be better at avoiding native predators.
February 24, 2015 | Dan O'Keefe | Asian carp are showing up in the diets of some native fish. This is encouraging news for big rivers that carp have already invaded, but it does not change the fact that the Great Lakes are at great risk of invasion.
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Date: Mar 11, 2015
Location: Room Big Ten C, Kellogg Center, 219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Date: Mar 12, 2015
Location: Oakland County Extension 1200 N. Telegraph Road #26 E Pontiac, MI 48341
Date: Mar 28, 2015
Location: Cranbrook Institute of Science West Entrance, Multipurpose Room 39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
- Climate Change and Variability
- Conflict, Collaboration & Consensus in Natural Resource Issues
- Michigan Lake and Stream Leaders Institute
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Natural Features Inventory
- Michigan Sea Grant
- Regional Fisheries Workshops
- Summer Discovery Cruises
- Support of Charter Fishery & Fisheries Stakeholders
- Wildlife Management
- Fish Offal Management
- Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management
- Michigan Butterflies & Skippers (E2675)
- Michigan Sea Grant fisheries links
- Michigan Snakes - A Field Guide and Pocket Reference (E2000)
- MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
- MSU Institute of Water Research
- North Central Regional Aquaculture Center
- W.K. Kellogg Biological Station