Conservation Training

Parasites, Pollutants, and People: Does Preserving Biodiversity Protect Amphibians from Diseases?

March 28, 2024

9:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Madison, WI

Jessica Hua (she/her), Associate Professor, UW–Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology. This talk will consider why some amphibian communities are more susceptible to disease than others. Hua will discuss how pollutants and land use influence biodiversity and amphibian health. She will also explore how art outreach and citizen science clarify human contributions to disease dynamics and also improve public engagement in science. Fee: $10. Register by March 24.