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No Such Thing

For many of us, winter can also be called “waiting for spring.” Unlike our Nordic friends, most of us do […]

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January Blues?

Many look forward to December 11 months of the year. If we surveyed the general populace as to why, the […]

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Did you get everything you wanted?

I look forward to the holiday season with excitement, anticipation, and dread. Thanksgiving is preceded by bear season followed by […]

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Drooling for Evidence

Picture this: a death is reported to authorities, but they find only 1 bone, can’t interview anyone about what happened, […]

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It Bears Repeating

We have written blog posts about how the most important component of a deer population is adult females. Their survival […]

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Pulling the Trigger

My dad would always say “The work begins once you pull the trigger.” I’m sure this quote did not originate […]

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Moosylvania

Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]

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Making the Connection

Duane and I talk a lot. Topics are vast and far reaching – his rats, my mice, dogs, hunting, deer, […]

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Magic!

Deer management, in the condensed version, has 3 steps: Identify goals and objectives Collect data to assess deer population and […]

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Smoke and Mirrors

It is no secret that not everyone likes antler point restrictions (APRs). However, they are supported by about 60% of […]

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Who Run the World

(Does)

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Old Spice

While approaching traps, I could sometimes tell we had been successful before the trap even came into view. It wasn’t […]

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