Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

This symposium brings together university researchers and state agency staff to present their findings on diseases that are significant to wildlife conservation, as well as diseases that are transmitted between wildlife and domestic animals.

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00

The objective of this webinar is to describe, in layperson terms, some of the diagnostic tests commonly used in wildlife cases.

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:30 to 12:00

This year, the annual NWDC Steering Committee Meeting will be held via webinar so as to maximize the number of attendees who have travel limitations. An agenda and log in information will be dstributed by NWDC staff before the meeting. 

Previous Events

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

Join Dr. Krysten Schuler, wildlife disease ecologist at the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab, to discuss the risks associated with chronic wasting disease (CWD). Dr. Schuler will cover New York State’s weighted, risk-based surveillance and response plans, as well as why prevention actions are in the best interest of the public trust.  

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30

We are hosting a 1-hr conference call for Members to discuss recommendations related to the health of reptiles and amphibians in rehabilitation and research facilities. 

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30 to 11:30

We are hosting a 1-hour webinar to help members organize historic diagnostic data for entry in the revised NWDC Wildlife Health Database next year.

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00

We are hosting a 1-hr conference call for Members to discuss recommendations related to the health of reptiles in headstarting programs. 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00

Discussion of amphibians and reptiles in the pet trade.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:00 to 15:00

NWDC Field Veterinarian and pathologists from NHVDL will conduct a one day workshop on field necropsy for biologists at MDIFW who work with the resident population of Canada lynx in Maine.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 17:00

This year, our annual steering committee meeting will be held in Norfolk, VA at the annual Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies conference.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 09:00 to 15:00


Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 13:00

NWDC staff and pathologist, Dr. Maria Forzan (Cornell Unviersity), are conducted a 3-part webinar on diseases of wildlife, including mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, for staff of U.S. Fish and Wildlife refuges, Northeast region.