February 22, 2019
Please join us for the 14th Annual Department of Fisheries & Wildlife Graduate Student Research Symposium, a showcase of the breadth and depth of our graduate student research.
The symposium will be held February 22, 2019 at the Ballroom in the MSU Union, Michigan State University. The symposium will begin at 8:30 am and student presentations will continue throughout the day. The event will open with a keynote address from Dr. Barbara Knuth.
As Professor of Natural Resource Policy and Management and Associate Director of the Center for Conservation Social Sciences in the Department of Natural Resources, Barbara Knuth’s current research examines risk perception, communication and management focused on fisheries affected by chemical contaminants; ecosystem-based management approaches for Great Lakes and marine systems; and factors influencing human stewardship and use of natural resources, particularly fish and wildlife. As Dean of the Graduate School, she oversees graduate education at Cornell.
For more information: https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/barbara-knuth/
A poster session and evening social (food and beverages provided) will conclude the symposium. Awards will be given for the best student presentations.
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, the symposium is FREE to all registered participants. Please register to attend the event here: http://msufwgso.wixsite.com/fwgso/symposium
We hope to see you at the Ballroom in the MSU Union on February 22, 2019!