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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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 120
February 21, 2019
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Who knows best?
February 20, 2019
CWD could be coming to a tree stand near you sooner than later.
Size Matters
February 19, 2019
Is bigger better when managing wildlife?
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 119
February 13, 2019
Sometimes luck just isn't on your side.
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 118
February 6, 2019
Great start to the season!

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...