Wildlife Health Cornell Center of Excellence represents
an unprecedented approach to the health challenges wild animals face here in the northeast U.S. and around the world - a comprehensive, science-based response by a team of the world's top wildlife and ecosystem health experts.
In this feature article,
, learn how
Wildlife Health Cornell
scientists are turning discoveries into real-world solutions, and how our research and surveillance protects nature across New York State. Highlights include:
- Our unique partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation enhancing our understanding of disease ecology
- Tracking and performing health assessments on deer, moose, and black bear populations to inform policy and guide management
- Saving wild raptors suffering from human-caused lead and rodenticide poisoning, and assessing long-term impacts on avian populations
- Diagnosing fish diseases and engaging local students to develop a surveillance network for New York's waterways
For more information on the work of the Wildlife Health Cornell
Center of Excellence, please visit www.wildlifehealthcornell.org.
As in the past, we hope you find this e-newsletter useful and thought-provoking. Please let us know!
- Steve Osofsky, DVM
Jay Hyman Professor of Wildlife Health & Health Policy