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There Goes the Neighborhood

White-tailed deer walking through boreal forest
Photo Credit Melanie Dickie

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Concealed Woodland Danger

If you have read this blog for any length of time, you know how important plants are. You know soil […]

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Art, Armor, and Constant Conflict

We have a shrub on our property that looks like a mushroom. It is not the product of my topiary […]

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Forest Introverts

As I have stated before, Spring rocks. Actually, it flowers! That’s one of the reasons I like it so much. […]

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Eat your veggies…and flowers

Eating low on the food chain is good for your health and the environment. Filling your plate with fruits and […]

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Rainbow

My first opportunity this year to participate in the archery season was this morning. A light frost was blanketing the […]

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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 […]

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Busy Bees

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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Canid rivalries and Herbaceous Clashes

Competition – it’s not just for critters

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Sound Stage

Forests are the setting for nature’s most beautiful melodies.

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Periodic Table

Soil chemistry, plants, and fancy head gear.

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Why here? – the Everest of questions

Life on Mt. Everest may be impossible but life in Pennsylvania is more complicated Asking why some organism lives in […]

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Pieces of the Puzzle

Springtime has always been a favorite for me. Even though we didn’t have much of a winter, I can’t wait […]

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House Hunting

Doe 16601 was an adult at time of capture. So 2018 was not her first fawning season. We know from […]

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It’s a trap!

Homo sapiens – we are a complex species. And that’s putting it mildly. Modern humans burst on to the scene […]

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…and a Spare

Most of the time Mother Nature has a back up plan. And if we (people) don’t get involved or mess […]

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Gut Feeling

Summer is in the home stretch. And while we’ve been going to fairs, baseball games, and festivals, bucks and does […]

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A Wicked Migraine

Cumberland Island National Seashore is home to one of my research projects. I reintroduced bobcats on the island back in […]

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Unpredictable Prey

You are a predator. Deer aren’t going to just stand there and wait to be eaten.  Humans often forget that […]

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What’s for Dinner?

Below are two bucks feeding near a year-round scrape that I captured on the game camera. Can you tell what […]

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The Dog Barked

A few weeks ago, we sent out a call. And, of course, you answered! Many readers of the blog responded […]

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Caution!

We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]

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Make Good Choices

Some mornings, as I roll out of bed and check my email, I’m greeted with this message glaring up at […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-15

Field season is over, and the crews have pretty much disbanded. There is a lot of anxiety associated with deer […]

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