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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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January 14, 2020

New year, new crew, same job

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December 13, 2019

It’s always nice to hear from old friends during the holidays.

November 24, 2019

Five years of blog knowledge wrapped up in one post! Will it help you this hunting season?

First eagle treated for lead poisoning at CWC (Photo credit CWC)
November 21, 2019

Needlessly weighing down wildlife

November 14, 2019

It sounds like…like...a swarm…

November 12, 2019

For yearling males, it's best to find a new pond. Some haven't quite got the message.

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November 7, 2019

Did you see one yesterday?

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October 31, 2019

Hey, there are other deer in the woods during the rut. Does anyone care?

October 28, 2019

Do they run the ridges? Hang in the valley? Or go vertical?

October 22, 2019

Some bucks have side gigs as magicians.

October 15, 2019

We had a sneak peek Buck 28356’s turning angles but where was he going?

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October 9, 2019

Are bucks getting anywhere or just spinning?

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October 3, 2019

Can those expensive GPS collars tell us where bucks bed down during the day?

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September 9, 2019

Nobody likes population estimates. Can technology let us see what we cannot?

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September 4, 2019

No one would go to grandma’s if she lived on a random transect.

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August 27, 2019

Yes, it’s OK to start thinking about the hunting seasons.

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August 22, 2019

How long it takes to catch the big one can tell us something about how many there are

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August 20, 2019

Wildlife are great at hiding. We need to be good at seeking.

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August 13, 2019

Film noir masquerading as a population model

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August 7, 2019

Strap in for a low speed, unthrilling ride into 2 population estimation methods