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.
May 1, 2017

Finding your next meal can be tough. Help is always appreciated.

The rhododendron jungle
April 26, 2017

Changes! The David Bowie tune is playing loud and clear in our heads

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April 24, 2017

Babies and old ladies (and men) get all the attention. Not this time.

April 19, 2017

Au revoir to our winter trapping crews…and a crew leader

April 17, 2017

One of the most crucial parts to my PhD dissertation will take place long after I’m gone.

April 12, 2017

From bear hugging deer to picking up what comes out of its south side.

April 11, 2017

Our crews most definitely can! Here’s a look at the 2017 deer captures.

April 5, 2017

Closing a successful trapping season means lots of cake and donuts!

April 4, 2017

Well, SOME results are in.

March 27, 2017

Advice from one of the most awesome ladies I’ve ever known

March 23, 2017

Snow decided to pay a visit at the END of trapping season

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.