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!
January 6, 2022
It was 11 °F when I got up this morning – not much motivation to go for a run even […]
December 17, 2021
Are there any deer in Pennsylvania during the gun season?
I’ve been hunting deer a lot longer than I have been doing research on them. And I ask the same […]
November 24, 2021
I’m Outta Here!
Don’t panic, neither Jeannine or I quit (although some days…). But we do have a buck who said “See ya […]
October 29, 2021
You are a predator. Deer aren’t going to just stand there and wait to be eaten. Humans often forget that […]
October 12, 2021
What Goes with Deer?
Beer, of course! The National Deer Association has a monthly Beer and Deer Webinar Series that is free! This month […]
August 23, 2021
The Line in the Sand…or Forest
Recently a reader shared with us a video of one of our radio-collared bucks that is at least 6.5 years […]
July 22, 2021
Down with Dogma
Down with Dogma! It is no secret that Duane and I love the blog. We’ve written a lot of posts […]
June 23, 2021
We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]