Students, researchers, and government agencies use the collection and related publications to study the impact of industrial development on the commonwealth’s waterways.

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management prepares students for careers in systematics, conservation and management of natural and human-dominated ecosystems. Wildlife and Fisheries Science graduates work for state and federal agencies, and conservation organizations, or continue on to advanced degrees. Hard science and hands on, this is in-the-field study of fish, wildlife, and their ecosystems. Preparing leaders to overcome critical obstacles to healthy fisheries, wildlife, soils, forests, water, and agricultural ecosystems.

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