Purple Mountains or Amber Waves
My summer vacation took me to the Adirondacks. The park is 6.1 million acres (larger than its neighbor state of […]
For the last week, I’ve been watching some very active and persistent carpenter bees. There is much chasing, bouncing off […]
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The Line in the Sand…or Forest
Recently a reader shared with us a video of one of our radio-collared bucks that is at least 6.5 years […]
The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Holiday Drama and Life Lessons
If you know anything about deer, you know that fall is a very important season in their life. I know […]
The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Love and Loss
When last we left Doe 12866, she had fawned in the little State College woodlot 6+ miles from her established […]
The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Maternity Ward
Doe 12866, heavy with fawn, has made her way to State College after an all night trek. The only plausible […]
The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Pregnant and On the Move
In our last installment, Doe 12866 was acquainting us with her movements around her home range. Nothing out of the […]
The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: The New Norm?
None of the Deer Forest Study objectives have anything to do with deer movements specifically. Deer are collared to understand […]
2017 Deer-Forest Year End Review
Duane and I chat about our favorite posts of 2017. Like a podcast with no audio!
Soup to Nuts: A Deer-Forest Study Thanksgiving
Duane Diefenbach and Chris Rosenberry will be giving a presentation on The Deer-Forest Study. They will cover everything from deer travels to vegetation sides dishes to a main course which features the guest of honor!
The Deer-Forest Blog
We’re tracking deer in Pennsylvania’s forests. Check out what is going on in the field and learn what our researchers are discovering.
Deer-Forest Study (Home Page)
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.
This research is a collaboration among the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry, and the Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and WIldlife Research Unit at The Pennsylvania State University.