4th Annual Symposium: Wildlife Health for Wildlife’s Sake

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Student Chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association for our 4th Annual Wildlife Health Symposium on Saturday, April 13! Learn from experts in the fields of wildlife medicine, applied wildlife health research, and wildlife ecology about why we should care about wildlife health beyond the scope of human disease risk. Engage with other wildlife enthusiasts, and acquire skills to tackle conservation challenges together. This event is open to undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary students alike.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for FREE for members. Non-members can join the club for $10, which will include entrance to the symposium AND membership the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 academic year – a package deal! If you’re a freshman or first year veterinary student/graduate student, you can join the club for $35 for 4 years.

**Send us an e-mail at wiscwda@gmail.com if you would like to become a member. Payment can be made to WiscWDA Treasurer Nicole Pietrunti via Venmo @Nicole-Pietrunti, or by cash or check at the door.

4th Annual Wildlife Health Symposium 

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Location:
Russell Laboratories, Room 548
1630 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Itinerary:
9:00 AM – Coffee & bagels from Einstein Bro. Bagels/Caribou.
9:30 AM – Introduction.
9:45 AM – Talk by Dr. Katie Richgels, Chief of the Applied Wildlife Health Research Branch at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center
10:15 AM – Talk by Dr. Michelle Verant, Wildlife Veterinarian at National Park Service.
10:45 AM – Workshop “Challenges Associated with Wildlife Translocation”
12:00 PM – Lunch from Noodles & Co.
1:00 PM – Talk from Dr. Tim Van Deelen, Professor at the UW-Madison Dept. of Forest & Wildlife Ecology
1:30 PM – Workshop “Advocating for Wildlife – An Activist’s Toolbox”
2:00 PM – Group discussion
3:00 PM – Social time! Meet & greet your peers.

Click HERE for registration!

Contact us at wiscwda@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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