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
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 […]
Phase IV- A fool’s errand
Duane’s COVID summer project centered around rats in the barn but it’s not hard to see the parallels to deer […]
Find out the When, How far, How fast, How long of deer movements in the Big Woods during the busiest time of year.
Get the inside scoop on disappearing deer and find out what deer do during the hunting season
Do weather events affect deer? Cold, wind, rain – how do deer respond?
You are what you eat.
Learn about the who, what, when, where, and why of predation and how it might affect deer.
Get a front row seat into the lives of our field crews as they share their experiences
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