Lab Bites

  • March 27, 2018 on

    CWHL has been awarded a grant by the Morris Animal Foundation to continue research into bald eagles and the impact of lead toxicosis on the populations in the Northeast U.S. and Canada. #wildlifehealth #wildliferesearch #cornellvet #baldeagle Photos by Scott Armstrong, Lake Moraine 2017
  • March 15, 2018 on

    CWHL staff participated in NYSDEC Black Bear den surveys this week. Gathering valuable health info, population data, and providing health checks to a previously untracked mother and her 4 cubs. #wildlifehealth #blackbear #nywildlife #cornellvet
  • February 22, 2018 on

    CWHL TBT: Bald eagle and lead toxicity. CWHL is continuing #research on tracing lead toxicity #baldeagle #cornellvet #wildlifehealth Photo by Scott Armstrong at Lake Moraine, Radiograph taken at Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center
  • February 15, 2018 on

    #nysdec #wildlifebiologist putting out #wildlife cameras to spot the elusive fisher in the wild to track the state's population. CWHL is #researching rodenticide exposure in fishers in NY. #cornellvet #wildlifehealth #wildliferesearch

What we do

Disease Surveillance

On the frontlines of identifying pathogens and toxins in New York wildlife


Everything from salamanders to moose


Wildlife Diagnostics

Testing services through the Animal Health Diagnostic Center

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