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 139
March 25, 2020
Still deer trapping season...
Elk hunting on public land (click for larger image)
Reflecting
March 24, 2020
Sometimes looking to the future makes you think about the past
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 138
March 19, 2020
Deer and some other fun guests!
Competition (https://pixabay.com)
Canid rivalries and Herbaceous Clashes
March 16, 2020
Competition – it’s not just for critters
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 137
March 11, 2020
A weak winter is turning into spring

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...