Out with the old
December 26, 2018
Keep calm. Antlers are meant to be disposable.
Ungulates who wander
December 20, 2018
Santa’s reindeer aren’t the only seasonal travelers.
Rain On Opening Day
December 10, 2018
We’ve never written about weather’s effects on deer in rifle season. But this year might be an exception.
Holiday Happiness
November 24, 2018
The holidays are meant for putting differences aside and making memories.
Patterning a buck in the rut
November 21, 2018
Realm of possibility or exercise in futility?
Why did the deer cross the road...there?
November 15, 2018
We have all seen those deer crossing signs but what’s to special about that spot.
Life Before Google Maps
November 5, 2018
Today, travel is a breeze. But how did we know where to go before the internet?
Long Time, No See
November 2, 2018
We’ve met many deer over the years. It’s not always easy to stay in touch.
Whitetails and Weather
October 31, 2018
We've written quite a bit about it. Here's a 3-part podcast series on the topic
Summer Flashback
October 24, 2018
The misunderstood "buzztail"
October Lull - Version 2.0
October 22, 2018
There is no evidence of any lull for males. But there are other deer in the woods.
October Lull - Take 2
October 20, 2018
Buck movements don’t show any sort of lull. What about their home range size?
October Lull
October 17, 2018
According to some hunters, there seems to be a hush that falls over the deer herd in October.
Their own little world
October 10, 2018
Spotted bundles of cuteness in a great big world. How far do those tiny legs take them?
Almost Purrfect
October 8, 2018
From tracking Mr. Buttons to spotted fawns!
Sizzling Finish
October 4, 2018
Fall has arrived, but Summer was getting the last word.
For your listening pleasure...
October 2, 2018
If you're a podcast junkie - or have a long trip ahead of you - you can listen to The Hunt Domain Podcast about fawn survival and predation.
Keeping Resolutions - Part 2
October 1, 2018
Now that the outside of my gun was up to snuff, it was time to focus on what was going into it.
Keeping Resolutions - Part 1
September 26, 2018
New Year’s resolutions have long evaporated for many, but mine are just being realized.
My Summer Vacation - Part 2
September 20, 2018
Shenandoah has plenty of bears but what about deer?
My Summer Vacation - Part 1
September 17, 2018
If you didn’t notice, the blog took a summer break.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 8
August 17, 2018
Steve and friends...
A Bird, Two Ungulates, and a Fungus
August 15, 2018
A circle of life and death story
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 7
August 10, 2018
Flowers and ferns and snakes!
Fawn are cute but...
August 6, 2018
I never thought I'd do two fawn survival studies in my career.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 6
August 1, 2018
Work smarter, not harder
Perfect Recipe
July 31, 2018
It just isn’t the same without all the ingredients.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 5
July 25, 2018
Are those palm trees?
July 24, 2018
Mrs. Incredible isn’t the only female with superpowers.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 4
July 18, 2018
Who says vegetation work isn't fun!
Living outside of the box
July 17, 2018
If you want to make it as a fawn, you need to mix thing up.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 3
July 10, 2018
All hail the inaccurate weather forecast!
Changing Diapers
July 2, 2018
Seems every species is burdened with this parental task. Even the ones that take a “hands off” approach.
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 2
June 28, 2018
Vegetation surveys - not for the faint of heart
Time May Change Me
June 26, 2018
This isn’t the first fawn survival study conducted in Pennsylvania. So have the times changed?
2018 Veg Crew Adventures - Week 1
June 21, 2018
The veg crews have been unleashed.
All Good Things
June 19, 2018
Most of this year’s fawns have already hit the ground but we aren’t hitting the woods to find them.
It’s Vegetation Season!
June 17, 2018
It’s that time of year again! Spring has FINALLY arrived. Time to lace up those hiking boots, grab some field gear, and BOTANIZE!
Downside of Eating Dirt
June 13, 2018
Lots of species partake but where you snack may kill you.
Off Camera Shenanigans
June 11, 2018
Bears, bobcats, coyotes, and fawns – how photogenic is our cast?
Who's who
June 7, 2018
We’ve talked a lot about who’s eating bambi. It’s time to reveal the cast.
Who is Eating Bambi? - Now "LIVE"
June 5, 2018
Technically, it's was taped before a "live" webinar audience.
Who is Eating Bambi? - Webinar
May 21, 2018
We have been focusing on fawn survival across the country. Check out what's happening at home!
Who is Eating Bambi? - North America Edition
May 20, 2018
Get ready for the big continental reveal.
Don't Run that Way!
May 17, 2018
The escape route of a screaming teen being chased by chainsaw-wielding madman is always questionable.
A Million Ways to Die
May 15, 2018
Fawns will find every way imaginable to die. And we’ve catalogued almost all.
Land of the Living
May 10, 2018
Fawns live (and die) across an impressive chunk of North America.
Bunches, Heaps, and Gobs of Fawns
May 7, 2018
From the corn fields of South Dakota to the forests of Pennsylvania, fawn survival has been studied for over four decades.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 114
May 4, 2018
Less like crews, more like lone rangers.
Fawns, Predators, and Deer Populations – what’s the bottom line on fawn survival?
May 2, 2018
We just completed a second fawn survival study, as well as a study of their predators. And we are going to tell you everything!
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 113
April 26, 2018
Winter just won’t leave!
Admiring from Afar
April 24, 2018
For the last several months, we have had a “close” relationship with our study animals. Now we will be viewing them from a distance.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 112
April 18, 2018
Snow, wind, rain - nothing like "spring" weather!
(Deer) Food for Thought
April 16, 2018
When it comes to deer food, quantity cannot always make up for quality, especially when deer become metabolic powerhouses in spring.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 111
April 11, 2018
It's deer poop season!
Stripes and Spots Forever
April 9, 2018
Tigers cannot change their stripes. Fawns cannot change their spots…maybe.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 110
April 4, 2018
Another trapping season in the books!
April Fool!
April 2, 2018
If this is an April Fool's joke, it's not very funny. If you're trying to fool deer, it's awesome!
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 109
March 28, 2018
Saving the best for last.
Blown Away
March 26, 2018
Find out what deer have to say about those Rainy and Breezy October days!
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 108
March 21, 2018
Trapping season is reaching its twilight
David and Goliath
March 19, 2018
David could have been just as big as Goliath.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 107
March 14, 2018
Things are looking up late in the season!
March Madness
March 12, 2018
The field has been announced. But who will come out on top?
Deer Crew Diaries - 106
March 7, 2018
Theme of the week – one truck.
March 5, 2018
My limited time in the field leads to more skunks than deer.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 105
March 1, 2018
Unfortunately, we can't change the weather.
To Kill a Buck
February 27, 2018
36% of yearlings and 80% of adult bucks are legal to harvest, but are they?
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 104
February 22, 2018
Fickle weather is gumming up the works!
Living and Dying in Pennsylvania
February 19, 2018
A deer living in Pennsylvania dies in Pennsylvania but when exactly does that happen?
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 103
February 15, 2018
In the thick of trapping season…with the standard weather and truck issues.
Love is in the air
February 13, 2018
Well, it may be Valentine’s Day but deer really aren’t feeling it.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 102
February 8, 2018
Captures continue!
Beach Bums
February 5, 2018
Being a permanent beach bum may not be a dream come true.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 101
February 1, 2018
Let the captures begin!
Born Free?
January 29, 2018
Wildlife may be born free but humans are cramping their style.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 100
January 24, 2018
Celebrating the centennial episode of fieldwork fun!
The Road Runner will always win
January 22, 2018
Wile E. Coyote will never catch the Road Runner and we will never catch him.
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 99
January 18, 2018
Crews have training and trapping on their minds
The Future is Now
January 17, 2018
Is Pennsylvania the latest intersection for deer, climate change, and disease?
Deer Crew Diaries - Entry 98
January 9, 2018
Trapping season is finally here! Get ready for deer and truck repairs galore!
Wired to Podcast
January 8, 2018
Wired to Hunt invited us to do a podcast!