About the Deer-Forest Study
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.
February 5, 2016
Age and Antlers
How do you become an expert aging deer based on antlers and body size?
March 10, 2020
Forests are the setting for nature’s most beautiful melodies.
August 2, 2019
Sex Age Kill
Film noir masquerading as a population model
April 7, 2017
Babies and old ladies (and men) get all the attention. Not this time.
February 26, 2016
Average Joe…Through the Years
Buck 12786 may be average but he’s not camera shy.
February 10, 2016
Antler size – why does everyone think they should be bigger?
November 24, 2020
Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]
November 17, 2020
Making the Connection
Duane and I talk a lot. Topics are vast and far reaching – his rats, my mice, dogs, hunting, deer, […]
November 10, 2020
Deer management, in the condensed version, has 3 steps: Identify goals and objectives Collect data to assess deer population and […]
November 4, 2020
Smoke and Mirrors
It is no secret that not everyone likes antler point restrictions (APRs). However, they are supported by about 60% of […]
November 2, 2020
Who Run the World