Injured bobcat back home in the wild after treatment at Cornell

Media note: A video of the bobcat being released back into the wild is available on YouTube. Additional photographs and videos of the bobcat can be downloaded at https://cornell.box.com/v/Bobcat2017. ITHACA, N.Y. – In April, Cornell University’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center (WHC) admitted a young male bobcat after he was hit by a car in Lansing, New York. After receiving […]

Tornado recovery a dangerous time for all, especially children

Keith Tidball, an expert in emergency response, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University, and a veteran of tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo., and elsewhere, warns that 50 percent of tornado-related injuries occur during the recovery process. Tidball says:  “Studies show that 50 percent of tornado-related injuries occur during rescue […]

Tornado disaster expert available

As parts of the Midwest recover from 81 devastating tornadoes, Keith Tidball, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University and an expert in emergency response, is available to explain the recovery process. Tidball is also coordinator for the New York Extension Disaster Education Network and was a leader in Joplin, Missouri’s […]