This webinar was the fourth in the Wildlife Health Program's 2020 Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop series for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff and other wildlife professionals. Topics included an overview of the program and its activities, the case submission process, how necropsies are performed, interesting recent wildlife mortality cases, and training resources and technical materials on the website.
This webinar was part of our 2020 Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop series for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff and other wildlife professionals. It covers emerging disease threats to free-ranging wildlife and the importance of disease surveillance in New York State.
Join us for the second webinar in our Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop series as we update NYS wildlife professionals on common diseases of wildlife. From deer diseases and avian pox to rabies and West Nile Virus, the Wildlife Health Program covers it here.
Join us for our first Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop as we update NYS wildlife professionals on what we know about COVID-19 and wildlife. Learn where we are with testing and risks to species with Dr. Krysten Schuler, how to protect yourself and wildlife with appropriate PPE from wildlife biologist Kevin Hynes, and get the inside scoop on using and understanding mathematical models with Dr. Brenda Hanley.
Dr. Krysten Schuler's complete written CWD Testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the hearing on Chronic Wasting Disease: The Threats to Wildlife, Public Lands, Hunting, and Health
Former Chief Wildlife Biologist for the State of New York, Gorgon R. Batcheller, discusses the the use of lead ammunition for hunting big game and the consequences for wildlife. The presentation was given at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in January, 2019 for the Conservation Medicine course (VTMED 6735).
A short overview of the most import emerging infectious diseases of amphibians and reptiles as well as give some notes on the different approaches that are required to investigate a mortality event or to establish whether a pathogen is present in the environment or in a host population.
Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. If you're working with wildlife, you need to know what they are, how they are transmitted, and how to protect yourself. In this presentation, wildlife veterinarian Dr. Elizabeth Bunting introduces the most important zoonoses for wildlife professionals in New York State to know.