Bemidji State University’s Kristina Rands, a senior from Elk River, Minnesota, was named the 2020 recipient of the E. E. Mecklenburg Environmental Scholarship. The award is funded jointly by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society’s Scholarship Committee and the New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen.
Professor Andrew W. Hafs recently published a paper exploring how certain river ecosystems can help juvenile salmon thrive into adulthood.
Grant Wilkins, Class of 2012, knew he had a few options when it came to studying Aquatic Biology. After one trip to BSU, he was certain that there was no better place to pursue his passion.
“I know that when I’m done I will have the knowledge and resources needed to go anywhere and do anything I want.” – Angela Dirkes, Class of 2011
“I never expected such a warm and welcoming learning environment with such hospitable teachers but I found it here at Bemidji State.” – Patrick Reardon, Class of 2012
“Perhaps the most rewarding quality of BSU is the extensive hands on experience you will gain. Field work such as freshwater invertebrate collections, secchi disk readings, lake alkalinity measurements, fish seining, wildlife tracking…you name it, Bemidji State will teach you the skills needed to succeed.” – Mitch Rigelman, Class of 2012