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.
March 31, 2020
Social Distancing Failures
I get why deer want to be together.
November 24, 2020
Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]
October 20, 2020
Deer Crew Diaries may go on hiatus in the summer and fall but that doesn’t mean the field techs do. […]
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 […]
February 20, 2019
Who knows best?
CWD could be coming to a tree stand near you sooner than later.
May 16, 2018
Downside of Eating Dirt
Lots of species partake but where you snack may kill you.
March 12, 2018
The field has been announced. But who will come out on top?
December 13, 2017
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 96
Mort runs and the count down to winter trapping.
December 6, 2017
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 95
Prepping equipment, mortality runs, and lots of deer heads.
November 8, 2017
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 91
This week was dominated by that other cervid.
October 27, 2017
You know what is said of something that sounds too good to be true…
October 4, 2017
D & D
Dungeons & Dragons may be all fun and fantasy but Disease & Dispersal are all about risk and reality.
December 8, 2016
Deer Crew Diaries – XLV
The daily grind of mortality runs and investigations.