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

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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A New Podcast Interview

Jeremy Gillespie of Going 4 Broke Outdoors interviewed me for Episode 5 of his podcast. Jeremy asked a lot of […]

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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 […]

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Phase III – What every story needs

When we embarked on this COVID summer project, we had no idea what an epic adventure it would become.  Harry […]

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