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 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
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 126
April 4, 2019
The end is near.
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Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 125
March 28, 2019
Luck is on our side.
Ridgerunners
March 27, 2019
Revisiting a DFB celebrity, Buck 8917

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...