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March 7, 2018

PhD student Andrew Carlson has been awarded the Robert C. Ball and Betty A. Ball Fisheries and Wildlife Fellowship, which recognizes students committed to studying fisheries, limnology or water quality.

Carlson, who is advised by Bill Taylor, will use the $5,000 award to support his fieldwork, research travel and other activities.

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March 1, 2018

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has recognized the contributions of Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu to the science and scholarship of sustainability by naming him a Fellow.

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Feb. 26, 2018

Times are tough for 31 of Michigan’s 45 varieties of freshwater mussels. Sporting evocative names like wavy-rayed lampmussel and round pigtoe, these residents of the state’s rivers are imperiled by habitat disruption and pollution and are also threatened by climate change.

Michigan State University (MSU) scientists’ recommendation to figure out the best places to focus conservation efforts: Worry about fish.

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Feb. 23, 2018

Emily Dean, a PhD student studying with Dana Infante, has been awarded the James Schramm Graduate School Scholarship in Fisheries by the Great Lakes Council, a regional affiliate of the Federation of Fly Fishers International.

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Feb. 7, 2018

Frank Lupi, professor of environmental and natural resources economics and fisheries and wildlife and CSIS member, is one of 10 Spartans named William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty.

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Jan. 19, 2018

Climbing a mountain is challenging. So, too, is providing the best possible information to plan for climate change’s impact on mountain vegetation and wildlife.  Understanding how plant and animal species in mountainous areas will be affected by climate change is complicated and difficult.

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Dec. 26, 2017

Scholars and conservationists want to aim for the right future to preserve biodiversity and plan sustainable environments. One of those scholars is calling for due diligence to make sure the right data, not conventional wisdom, shapes that target.

In this month’s journal Ecography, a Michigan State University student takes a break from his popular research on giant pandas to scrutinize a less sexy but important scientific issue – looking at habitat the right way.

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Dec. 13, 2017

Finding sustainability in the world is hardly a simple proposition, and scientists are grasping at many tools.

So of course, science needs a toolbox.

 

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Dec. 6, 2017

Bill Taylor was honored in November by MSU's Great Lakes Leadership Academy (GLLA) for his role in a successful program to support emerging natural resource leaders. 

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Nov. 29, 2017

Master’s student Janet Hsiao has accepted a Sea Grant Fellowship in the NOAA Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research in Silver Springs, MD.

She has won the John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.

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