Science Lecture Series: An introduction to the Joint NYSDEC-Cornell Wildlife Health Program with Emphasis on Chronic Wasting Disease Epidemiology

Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 6:30 pm

6:30 pm - 08:30 PM

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Gather and refreshments at 6:30pm
Lecture 7:00- 8:30pm
Suitable for adults

Kevin Hynes has been with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Health Unit for 25 years. He was involved in documenting early rabies expansion in NY wildlife, West Nile Virus identification and surveillance, and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) response and surveillance. Kevin’s lecture this evening will provide an overview of the Wildlife Health Program structure and case flow in NY and discuss CWD, the disease that is demanding much of the unit’s attention and resources.

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655
195 New Karner Road Suite 1
Albany, New York

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