Lab Bites

May 16, 2024

Spring is often bittersweet for @CornellCWHL because some of our fantastic #students move on...but we keep in touch & follow their #journey beyond our lab. Follow along at "What's on the Horizon for CWHL students?" https://bit.ly/4bfTTjw #WildlifeHealth #research @sunyesf

May 10, 2024

Introducing...the Eastern #Hellbender, the LARGEST #salamander in North America! Check out our cool video "Communicating #Science Through Emerging Media-Hellbender!" https://bit.ly/4baendw #NationalAmphibianWeek #WildlifeHealth #AmphibianHealth #Conservation #Research #scicomm

May 03, 2024

Our #research technician, David Dayan-https://bit.ly/3xfOnOQ, encountered this large #mink grabbing a to-go fish order on the East Shore of #CayugaLake. #wildlife #nature #JustDoIt For more info on these cool members of the weasel family, visit @NYSDEChttps://bit.ly/44uEzgy

May 03, 2024

The WHP received over 100 cases in April: over 40 #mammals, nearly 50 #birds & close to a dozen #herpetofauna species. One #necropsy (https://bit.ly/3CJh7Q1) diagnosis spanned all species groups –TRAUMA- vehicle or blunt impact. One such incident was a curious case of a multicolored flicker…

What we do

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Disease Surveillance

On the frontlines of identifying pathogens and toxins in New York wildlife

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Research

Everything from salamanders to moose

 
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Wildlife Diagnostics

Testing services through the Animal Health Diagnostic Center

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Education & Outreach

Developing resources for professionals and the public

New York State Wildlife Health Program

We protect the health of New York State's wildlife through our partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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