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Goldilocks

Humans travel a lot. And the best way to get from Point A to Point B is an established route. […]

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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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You can’t kill’em

A wise man once told me “You can’t kill’em if you aren’t there.” Indeed, placing yourself in the woods instead […]

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Playing the Lottery – Part 1

What’s the chances a buck lives 3 years? When you radiocollar a deer to monitor movements and survival you need […]

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How Long Do Things Last?

My daily shaver is a straight razor made sometime around 1800 by William Greaves in Sheffield, England. Greaves launched his […]

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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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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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