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Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences

As a student in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, you will have the opportunity to combine your love of animals and the outdoors with the exploration of science. Study animal ecology, behaviors and interactions. Learn to restore habitats and to sustainably manage fish and wildlife populations. Understand social and political challenges related to fish and wildlife policy.

Students in ecology and conservation biology learn how to lead conservation and sustainable land management efforts. This flexible program helps you tailor your classes to fit your goals and give you the tools you need to help conserve biological diversity.

In all of our programs you have the opportunity to gain hands-on research experience working alongside our internationally-renowned faculty members.

B.S. Fishery Resources

Study conservation and sustainable management of fisheries, hatcheries and other aquatic ecosystems and gain tools needed to address important environmental and political issues affecting fish populations.

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B.S. Wildlife Resources

A science-based foundation in wildlife ecology and management designed to give you the knowledge and tools to understand, study and manage wildlife species and their natural habitats.

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B.S. Ecology & Conservation Biology

Study biology and ecology as well as the social sciences and address the environmental, social and political problems that threaten animals, plants and ecosystems.

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Aquaculture Research Institute

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Idaho Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit

works closely with state and federal agencies to conduct research that supports management of fish and wildlife populations in Idaho and throughout the region.

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Fish & Wildlife Film Festival

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Degree Information for Graduate Students

M.S. Natural Resources

Ph.D. Natural Resources

Master of Natural Resources (M.N.R.)

M.S. Environmental Science

Current Students

All graduate students must take Fish or WLF 501 to present their thesis proposal and WLF506 external speaker seminar at least one time in their program.

FWS Graduate Courses

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Fish and Wildlife Sciences

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1136
Moscow, ID 83844-1136

Phone: 208-885-6434

Fax: 208-885-5534


Web: College of Natural Resources

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