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The “Worst-Case” Deer

Previously I shared some movements our collared deer make across roadways. Whether you’ve been personally involved in a deer-vehicle collision […]

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Make Good Choices

Some mornings, as I roll out of bed and check my email, I’m greeted with this message glaring up at […]

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Busy Bees

For the last week, I’ve been watching some very active and persistent carpenter bees. There is much chasing, bouncing off […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-15

Field season is over, and the crews have pretty much disbanded. There is a lot of anxiety associated with deer […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-14

 [Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] This week we made our fifth attempt to activate the release mechanism […]

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Nesting or Fledging?

Ah spring! With longer and warm days, it’s time to get out and enjoy it. Bucks are on board with […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-13

 [Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] ——————————————————————– FLIR thermal surveys continue to make up most of our work […]

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Trapping Facts and Figures

We receive many questions about our deer trapping efforts. So we decided to celebrate the close of the 2021 trapping […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-12

Crews are transitioning from trapping to FLIR surveys as the end of field season draws near. [Comments in brackets are […]

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If Momma Ain’t Happy

With the spring equinox behind us, longer warmer days are in our future. Daffodils are in bloom, the peepers are […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-11

[Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] ——————————————————————– From the Northern Crew: Trapping slowed down this week, though we […]

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Time to get ready!

Last deer season may be a memory, but NOW is the perfect time to start prepping for next season. We’re […]

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