PSU Deer Study

Deer-Forest Study

Why we study deer

Pennsylvania forests face many challenges - invasive plants, insect outbreaks, soil acidity, tree diseases, and even deer. This study is being conducted to better understand the role of deer in the context of all these challenges and to help Pennsylvania’s forest and wildlife managers better manage deer and the forest.

The Deer-Forest Blog

Field Notes

Deer Crew Diaries may go on hiatus in the summer and fall but that doesn’t mean the field techs do. […]

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Synchronous Serendipity

While we have put the topic of fawn predation to bed on this blog, it’s still shows up. A recent […]

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Oh what a beautiful morning…

October is upon us and love is in the air. But I’m not talking about deer. Today is the first […]

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Two Bucks, Three Years

This week I have 2 different bucks we tracked for 3 years. That means these bucks were at least 2.5 […]

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Same Thing, Different Year?

We have shown a lot of movies of deer movements. Our most famous deer died outside his home range at […]

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