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.
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!
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?
April 14, 2020
Drum Roll Please
It took over 4 months, but it was worth it.
April 9, 2020
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 141
That’s a wrap!
March 2, 2020
Those aren’t snowflakes on their back.
Running in Circles
Are bucks getting anywhere or just spinning?
August 2, 2019
Sex Age Kill
Film noir masquerading as a population model
Moving the Chains
Tackling the topic everyone loves to hate