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.
November 2, 2020
Who Run the World
September 28, 2020
Two Bucks, Three Years
This week I have 2 different bucks we tracked for 3 years. That means these bucks were at least 2.5 […]
September 21, 2020
Same Thing, Different Year?
We have shown a lot of movies of deer movements. Our most famous deer died outside his home range at […]
October 9, 2019
Does – The forgotten rut participants
Hey, there are other deer in the woods during the rut. Does anyone care?
A (Ridge and) Valley Buck
Do they run the ridges? Hang in the valley? Or go vertical?
Some bucks have side gigs as magicians.
Big Woods Buck of the Week
We had a sneak peek Buck 28356’s turning angles but where was he going?
September 30, 2019
Can those expensive GPS collars tell us where bucks bed down during the day?
November 20, 2018
Patterning a buck in the rut
Realm of possibility or exercise in futility?
January 6, 2017
So…about those rut movies
The rut is over but we’ll do our best to keep it alive for you…a little while longer.
September 2, 2016
There’s the Rut…
…and then there is breeding.
November 14, 2014
How to Predict the Rut
If you’re serious about archery hunting, it is useful to know when the rut will occur each year. We let you in on a secret!
November 4, 2020
Smoke and Mirrors
It is no secret that not everyone likes antler point restrictions (APRs). However, they are supported by about 60% of […]
October 28, 2020
While approaching traps, I could sometimes tell we had been successful before the trap even came into view. It wasn’t […]
August 31, 2020
To say this year has looked a bit different is an understatement. COVID-19 has put the kibosh on most of […]
August 25, 2020
Peeing your pants
Peeing is a part of life. Aside from the biological function of removing waste products from the body and providing […]
June 9, 2020
Do not subscribe
Let’s face it. There is a lot going on in the world and our country right now. But our blog […]
June 1, 2020
New moms can be a bit over the top.
May 26, 2020
Where are they now?
We’ve had the pleasure of knowing many young wildlife professionals over the years.
May 15, 2020
Antlers: The cancer that doesn’t kill
Could understanding antler growth be the key to a cure?