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.
January 24, 2018
Being a permanent beach bum may not be a dream come true.
November 24, 2020
Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]
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 […]
September 15, 2020
Phase IV- A fool’s errand
Duane’s COVID summer project centered around rats in the barn but it’s not hard to see the parallels to deer […]
August 31, 2020
To say this year has looked a bit different is an understatement. COVID-19 has put the kibosh on most of […]
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 […]
June 1, 2020
New moms can be a bit over the top.
May 15, 2020
Antlers: The cancer that doesn’t kill
Could understanding antler growth be the key to a cure?
February 17, 2020
Soil chemistry, plants, and fancy head gear.
October 3, 2019
Did you see a deer today?
Did you see one yesterday?
June 21, 2019
Causing a Crash
Mother Nature can be quite harsh. How do deer respond to her curveballs?
March 4, 2019
Some wish for a world free of tooth and claw so fawns may be spared. But what would that look like?
February 20, 2019
Who knows best?
CWD could be coming to a tree stand near you sooner than later.