The 2020 Daniel O. Trainer Wildlife Health Seminar Series has concluded. Thank you to all who attended! 
Videos of seminars are available below! 

Check back on our home page for next year's Seminar Series!

This fall, the Wisconsin Center for Wildlife hosted the Daniel O. Trainer Wildlife Health and Diseases Seminar Series. This series featured presenters from around the country who discussed methods used in identifying, monitoring, and managing wildlife diseases and health issues. All seminars were held virtually, via Zoom, and recordings are available below. 

​October 29th, 2020

Strategies for Wildlife Disease Surveillance:
Case Study of White-Nose Syndrome in Bats 

Jonathan Sleeman
Center Director


November 12, 2020

COVID-19 and the Nature of Disease Emergence

Willam Karesh, DVM
Executive Vice President for Health and Policy
EcoHealth Alliance


December 3, 2020

Effects of Agricultural Pesticides on an 
Endangered Fish

Jessica Head, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

​November 5, 2020

Mathematics and Mergansers: Controlling Swimmers Itch Outbreaks

James Peirce, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Greg Sandland, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse


November 19, 2020

We’re All In This Together: Collaboration and Communication to Promote Wildlife Health


Margaret Wild, Ph.D.
College of Veterinary Medicine

Photo credit: Banner photo, Bats with White-nose syndrome, USFWS,  Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. Image enlarged and cropped.