What is the Fenske Fellowship?


Molly J. Good

Journal or Book Title: MSU Fisheries and Wildlife Spotlight

Volume/Issue: 12

Page Number(s): 8

Year Published: 2016


Jan Fenske was the first female fisheries biologist of the Fisheries Division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. For 27 years, Jan worked passionately to protect and conserve the state’s aquatic and fisheries resources. As an advocate for equality, Jan served as a mentor to many future professionals in the field of fisheries science and management. The Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship honors her and her significant legacy. The fellowship program is in its ninth year and has supported eleven students.

Publisher: MSU Fisheries and Wildlife

Location: East Lansing, MI