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

She doesn’t look a day over 6

Back in August I received a mortality signal from one of our collared deer in the Susquehannock State Forest, Doe […]

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Free Ranging and…Organic?

If you read this blog, you are probably a deer fan. Deer are known as the ghost of the forest. […]

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The Line in the Sand…or Forest

Recently a reader shared with us a video of one of our radio-collared bucks that is at least 6.5 years […]

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The Dog Barked

A few weeks ago, we sent out a call. And, of course, you answered! Many readers of the blog responded […]

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Pandemic Deer

If you’re feeling COVID fatigue and seeking refuge in nature, last week’s announcement that deer tested positive for antibodies to […]

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