Institute for Fisheries Research (IFR)
Mission of IFRTo advance scientific understanding of the ecology and management of aquatic resources, habitats, and the fisheries they sustain, and to provide scientific and technical expertise and trained professionals to support sound management decision making. Achieved through education, research, development of analytical tools and techniques, technical guidance, and the transfer of research findings.
HistoryThe IFR was established in 1930 by the UM Board of regents and the Michigan Department of Conservation, now the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Museums Annex Building 1942.
Museums Annex Building 2008.