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.

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.

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Barking up the wrong tree
May 10, 2019
Coyotes, genes, and management?
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The Times They are a Changin'
May 1, 2019
Society values are changing. What might that mean for wildlife?
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Deer Things
April 30, 2019
With trapping over, we celebrate the Class of 2019
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 128
April 18, 2019
Clean up and night work
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 127
April 11, 2019
Goodbye deer, Hello FLIR

About the 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. More about the Deer-Forest Study...