Communicating about risks to health, safety, and the environment is challenging. In this webinar hosted by the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab, Dr. Dominic Balog-Way from the Department of Communication at Cornell University explains why and how risk communication effectiveness could be significantly improved if practitioners adopt a more strategic and evidence-based approach.
This webinar is the sixth and final in our 2020 Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop series for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff and other wildlife professionals this year. Learn about wildlife forensics from some of the people directly involved in the investigations. We cover what it takes to process a case and a scene, how specimen collection and documentation keep the evidence secure, what the Wildlife Health Unit sees from a pathology perspective, and how all that ties into a successful outcome.
This webinar is the fifth in our 2020 Virtual Wildlife Health Workshop series for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff and other wildlife professionals. It covers WHP research projects at the Wildlife Health Unit at Delmar and at the Wildlife Health Lab at Cornell.
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, Gordon 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.