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Playing the Lottery – Part 2

I was sitting in my daughter’s tree stand this week (it’s really my tree stand that is named for her, […]

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Playing the Lottery – Part 1

What’s the chances a buck lives 3 years? When you radiocollar a deer to monitor movements and survival you need […]

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How Long Do Things Last?

My daily shaver is a straight razor made sometime around 1800 by William Greaves in Sheffield, England. Greaves launched his […]

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Murdered by Pirates?

As we live through the reality of COVID winter, we know the safest place is home. We know who lives […]

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Triplets in July?

That calls for some math!

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Catching Up

It’s always nice to hear from old friends during the holidays.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hunting Big Woods Deer

Five years of blog knowledge wrapped up in one post! Will it help you this hunting season?

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Passing through nature to eternity

Shakespeare wrote a lot about death – a literary expert you could say. After 17 years, we’ve written a lot about it too.

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Fawns, Predators, and Deer Populations – what’s the bottom line on fawn survival?

We just completed a second fawn survival study, as well as a study of their predators. And we are going to tell you everything!

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Survival School

The most dangerous 2 weeks of the year are here…if you’re a deer.

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Fawn Survival Update

10 weeks is a milestone for a deer. How many were able to celebrate?

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Another Race Almost Over – Fawn Survival Update

Just as we ‘ran a race’ to catch as many fawns as possible during the fawning season, fawns have been in a race of their own.

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New! Fawn Survival Study

Almost 15 years ago PA conducted one of the largest fawn studies in North America. We are repeating that study but taking advantage of new technology.

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Long Live the Red Rum Ladies

Ideas for blog posts can come from anywhere. Inspiration has struck Duane and I on vacation, in the car, on […]

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A Wicked Migraine

Cumberland Island National Seashore is home to one of my research projects. I reintroduced bobcats on the island back in […]

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Christmas Cookies

The holiday season is upon us. We have made it through Thanksgiving and deer season and are rolling full steam […]

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Free Ranging and…Organic?

If you read this blog, you are probably a deer fan. Deer are known as the ghost of the forest. […]

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The Dog Barked

A few weeks ago, we sent out a call. And, of course, you answered! Many readers of the blog responded […]

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Caution!

We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Love and Loss

When last we left Doe 12866, she had fawned in the little State College woodlot 6+ miles from her established […]

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