Interdisciplinary Approaches to Managing Health of Fish and Wildlife Conference

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Managing Health of Fish and Wildlife Conference

May 1, 2018 - May 2, 2018

The expanding footprint of humans increasingly alters the complex dynamics of wildlife health and disease, which can threaten wildlife populations. An unprecedented rate of emergence and re-emergence of infectious disease has been enabled via transport of organisms, environmental degradation, and by other factors that compromise ecological stability, including climate change. In Western North America, population-threatening diseases are occurring in fish and wildlife at an increasing rate, presenting significant conservation challenges.

This upcoming conference will provide an opportunity for improved dialogue among experts: First Nations, veterinarians, academics, epidemiologists, wildlife biologists, stakeholders, managers, stewardship groups, and the public. Experiences with successful citizen science and disease-reporting tools will be shared. New research on the role of climate change and variables that help predict disease outbreaks will be of interest to species-specific disease monitoring and management efforts.

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Venue

Kimberly Conference Centre
290 North Star Blvd.
Kimberly, British Columbia V1A 2Y5 Canada
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Phone:
250.427.6802
Website:
http://www.meetkimberley.ca/contact-us