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.
February 10, 2020
Needle in a Haystack
This crazy weather has me thinking of my favorite springtime activity.
March 2, 2016
Confessions of a Shed Hunter
There’s more than one way to get those coveted bones that grow from a whitetails head!
November 24, 2020
Pennsylvania is home to two cervids – elk and white-tailed deer (of course). But on rare occasions, a third makes […]
November 10, 2020
Deer management, in the condensed version, has 3 steps: Identify goals and objectives Collect data to assess deer population and […]
September 15, 2020
Phase IV- A fool’s errand
Duane’s COVID summer project centered around rats in the barn but it’s not hard to see the parallels to deer […]
September 3, 2020
A man, A plan, A rat
For any task you need a clear objective – Kill all the rats. Check. There are 3 key elements required […]
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!
April 2, 2020
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 140
March 19, 2020
Deer Crew Diaries – Entry 138
Deer and some other fun guests!
March 2, 2020
Those aren’t snowflakes on their back.