The Deer-Forest Blog
Don’t get too excited yet. It likely won’t explain your life.
Crews may be on a deer catching hiatus but they are still getting their hands on forest critters.
If fawns could use the force I imagine they’d tell predators, “I am not the fawn you are looking for.”
A lake house, a beach cottage, or a mountain retreat - some of us are lucky enough to spend summer far from the biting winter. Turns out some deer do too!
A late entry to the race makes for an interesting week.
What do you mean it’s July? Where has the time gone?!
One of the very best things about working in the field is all the “extra” stuff.
A lull in the deer "action" for our crews.
We hope you had fun with the quiz last week. Here are our answers.
A week without rain?! We didn’t think it would happen, but it did! Plus we found dying caterpillars and seedlings growing 5 feet off the ground.
Parasites, blood, bite marks- down the rabbit hole we go!
We have added a weekly dining feature to the Veg Crew Diaries - the "Deer Plate Special"
One last capture and some brownies. Not a bad way to wrap up fawn capture.
We recently published another paper on female dispersal in deer. Here are the highlights.
And that’s a wrap! Short and intense – fawn capture draws to a close.
This week was a vegetation survey marathon (and sprint!). And we found an amazing American chestnut tree - alive!
Peeling one can make you cry but reading one should make you laugh.
The first full week of data collection!
DNA samples are back and it’s going to rock the deer world.
Our crews had a very vanilla week.