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She doesn’t look a day over 6

Back in August I received a mortality signal from one of our collared deer in the Susquehannock State Forest, Doe […]

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Drooling for Evidence

Picture this: a death is reported to authorities, but they find only 1 bone, can’t interview anyone about what happened, […]

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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 21-14

 [Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] This week we made our fifth attempt to activate the release mechanism […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-13

 [Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] ——————————————————————– FLIR thermal surveys continue to make up most of our work […]

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Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 21-10

[Comments in brackets are by Jeannine and Duane] ——————————————————————– From the Northern Crew: This past week was fairly good for […]

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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 […]

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Gretel

Most of us know the tale of Hansel and Gretel. Siblings abandoned in the forest and seduced with sugary treats […]

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It Bears Repeating

We have written blog posts about how the most important component of a deer population is adult females. Their survival […]

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Moosylvania

Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]

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Field Notes

Deer Crew Diaries may go on hiatus in the summer and fall but that doesn’t mean the field techs do. […]

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Synchronous Serendipity

While we have put the topic of fawn predation to bed on this blog, it’s still shows up. A recent […]

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It depends…

Two people independently sent me the same research paper a couple of months ago. The title – Synergistic Population Density […]

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