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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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Down with Dogma

Down with Dogma! It is no secret that Duane and I love the blog. We’ve written a lot of posts […]

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Go Big or Go Home

Bigger deer harvests aren’t just about math. It’s about changing tradition. Traditional white-tailed deer management generally involves the following: Every […]

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Magic 8-Ball

When it comes to the future of deer management, the Magic 8-Ball has all the answers. “Reply hazy, try again.” […]

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Caution!

We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]

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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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