About Us


The Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at CSU is the only program in Colorado to offer comprehensive undergraduate degrees (B.S.) and graduate degrees (M.S. and PhD) in fish and wildlife conservation and management. We currently have approximately 600 undergraduates and 120 graduate students enrolled in our Department. Over 2,400 alumni are working to resolve natural-resource related issues. We contribute to the economic and ecological health of our state by assisting many individuals, communities, and agencies to solve complex environmental problems.  

Kathryn E. Stoner serves as head of the department.

Our Graduates Find Rewarding Careers

  • Conservation biologist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Field or lab technician
  • Fish and wildlife law enforcement
  • Fish hatchery manager
  • Fishery biologist
  • GIS specialist
  • Instructor
  • Private fish or wildlife manager
  • Policy specialist
  • Professor
  • Refuge manager
  • Research scientist
  • Toxicologist
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Wildlife manager
  • Wildlife rehabilitation specialist