Lab Bites

January 13, 2022

Our new study is out on #baldeagle populations and the impact of lead poisoning on their long-term growth rate - showing a negative impact of 4-6%!! See the @cornellchronicle article Bald eagle rebound stunted by poisoning from lead ammunition.

December 07, 2021

This year, @NYSDEC renewed the New York State Wildlife Health Program for $6.4 million over five years. This partnership has enabled Cornell to work with the state’s wildlife biologists on threats that affect all NYS wildlife. @Cornell_CWHL #CornellVet

March 05, 2021

I don't know about you, but I can HARDLY wait to hear #spring peepers start calling later this month! Pseudacris crucifer, the spring peeper, is just as much a herald of spring as the #redbreastedrobin. Let's get peeping!

February 05, 2021

Most people think #migration is just for the #birds, but not so! #Amphibians and other species do too. Want to learn how you can help? @NYSDEC has you covered! #WhyDidtheSalamanderCrosstheRoad #Frogs #Salamanders

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