Lab Bites

  • June 22, 2020

    Did you know today starts off #NationalPollinatorWeek? For some great tips by @NYSDEC on what native plants ( they love and how you can help pollinators species ( in your own backyard. #pollinators #wildlife
  • June 05, 2020

    Happy #AmphibianWeek There are many cool critters, like this wood frog, that you may see out and about in NY. Check out this Amphibian ID guide by @NYSDEC
  • February 05, 2020 on CWHL on Instagram

    Looking for something new to do with your sweetie on Valentine's Day?? Try some citizen science and join the Great Backyard Bird Count,February 14-17! #cornellvet @CornellBirds
  • January 08, 2020 on CWHL on Instagram

    Want to check out what the NYS Wildlife Health Program worked on last year? Check out our annual report and see what working together can do for #wildlifehealth. @nysdec #scicomm #cornellvet

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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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.

Learn more about the WHP