Current Research

Eastern Hellbender
Improving survival odds of North America's only giant salamander species - the Eastern Hellbender
Marbled Salamander
Developing advanced tools to improve detection of aquatic pathogens and endangered species...
Adult Bald Eagle
Tracing a lethal legacy: Lead poisoning in NYS bald eagles
Moose in marsh area
Battling moose population decline in New York using data

What we do

Disease Surveillance

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


Everything from salamanders to moose



Testing services through the Animal Health Diagnostic Center

& Outreach

Developing resources for professionals and the public

New York State
Wildlife Health Program

As a partner in the New York State Wildlife Health Program, we work with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to protect the health of New York State's wildlife.