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.
October 28, 2020
While approaching traps, I could sometimes tell we had been successful before the trap even came into view. It wasn’t […]
August 25, 2020
Peeing your pants
Peeing is a part of life. Aside from the biological function of removing waste products from the body and providing […]
July 27, 2020
Did you lick that?
Licking stuff has always been gross. And that was pre-COVID19. It’s bad enough to lick the frosting off a cupcake […]
May 18, 2020
If momma isn’t happy…
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
September 28, 2020
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 […]
May 12, 2020
How many antler rubs are there in the world?
[And more importantly, is it important?]
May 8, 2020
Our favorite arachnid superhero can sense imminent danger. Can deer?
Diefenbach, D. R., G. L. Alt, B. D. Wallingford, C. S. Rosenberry, and E. S. Long. 2019. Effect of male […]
February 10, 2020
Needle in a Haystack
This crazy weather has me thinking of my favorite springtime activity.
November 22, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Hunting Big Woods Deer
Five years of blog knowledge wrapped up in one post! Will it help you this hunting season?
November 13, 2019
Did you hear that?
It sounds like…like…a swarm…
October 31, 2019
Little Fish, Big Pond
For yearling males, it’s best to find a new pond. Some haven’t quite got the message.
October 9, 2019
Does – The forgotten rut participants
Hey, there are other deer in the woods during the rut. Does anyone care?
Running in Circles
Are bucks getting anywhere or just spinning?