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.
September 14, 2023
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 […]
May 24, 2023
As I have stated before, Spring rocks. Actually, it flowers! That’s one of the reasons I like it so much. […]
February 24, 2017
PSA: Plant Native! Part Deux
So many reasons to plant native, I’m talking about it again!
January 12, 2017
PSA: PLANT NATIVE!
Is it winter? Is it spring? It’s hard to tell these days looking at the thermometer. Either way, spring planting season is just around the corner.
February 14, 2022
Nature is awesome. Everyday you can witness amazing feats just by looking out the window. Birds fly. Plants die and […]
October 6, 2021
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 […]
September 27, 2021
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 […]
August 19, 2020
I like to cook but my kitchen has never been optimal. My triangle always has a table or a dog […]
March 16, 2020
Canid rivalries and Herbaceous Clashes
Competition – it’s not just for critters
August 15, 2018
A Bird, Two Ungulates, and a Fungus
A circle of life and death story
July 10, 2017
Veg Crew Adventures – 2
The crews have plenty of company in the woods – some is not always welcome.
May 22, 2017
I thought school was over!
Vegetation field crews are hitting the woods but not before they pass the TEST!
June 14, 2016
Veg Crew Diaries Entry I
The first full week of data collection!
May 18, 2016
What is “LGS” and Why Should we Care?