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The Deer-Forest Blog

We're tracking deer in Pennsylvania's forests. Check out what is going on in the field and learn what our researchers are discovering.
March 20, 2017

Did the prediction of a Nor’easter and blizzard conditions send deer to the store to stock up too?

March 16, 2017

Status quo this week with visions of snow for next.

Photo Credit: R Fleegle
March 14, 2017

Antelope are nothing but trouble.

March 9, 2017

A week of late trapping season victories!

March 7, 2017

So many reasons to plant native, I’m talking about it again!

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March 2, 2017

While field work is never run of the mill, it's beginning to feel a bit like Ground Hog Day.

February 28, 2017

Pennsylvania was so named because of its vast forests. Learn how to care for them!

February 27, 2017

Cats and wildlife don’t mix but research makes for strange bedfellows.

February 20, 2017

Deer, research, and management influence more than forests.

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February 13, 2017

Actually, it’s cat versus dog-like-creature. Mother Nature’s version of Sci-Fi.

February 8, 2017

The fickle winter isn’t stopping our crews.

Photo by A. Sperfslage (click for larger image)
February 6, 2017

But we’re not talking about the temperatures…

February 2, 2017

Both crews are busy catching deer!

January 30, 2017

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

Photo credit: Fred Liebner (click for larger image)
January 27, 2017

You can’t miss it. But can it tell you anything about the subject?

January 25, 2017

Success! Even with subpar trapping weather, the crews are on the board.

January 23, 2017

…but not tarred and feathered. Just tagged or collared.

January 20, 2017

Deer have no choice but to wear them all.