Monthly Archive: December 2013

The 4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals – Quebec City, April 8-9, 2014 0

The 4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals – Quebec City, April 8-9, 2014

The 4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals will be held in Quebec City on April 8 & 9, 2014.  The Workshop will dedicate one day to each of two themes: 8 April – Wildlife...

Type E Botulism strikes again in the Great Lakes 0

Type E Botulism strikes again in the Great Lakes

“The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) announced (on Friday, December 6, 2013) that Type E botulism has again struck the eastern basin of Lake Ontario this fall resulting in sizable mortality...

White-nose syndrome surveillance in Canada 2

White-nose syndrome surveillance in Canada

White-nose syndrome (WNS) was first discovered on hibernating bats in 2006 in New York, and since then has spread to 22 states and 5 provinces where it has devastated bat populations.  More than six...

Review of the Status of Beluga Whales in the St. Lawrence River Estuary 1

Review of the Status of Beluga Whales in the St. Lawrence River Estuary

The annual National Marine Mammal Peer Review Committee met in St. John’s, Newfoundland last month. The goal of this Department of Fisheries and Oceans scientific committee is to generate science advisory reports on issues...