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.
February 5, 2018

Being a permanent beach bum may not be a dream come true.

February 1, 2018

Let the captures begin!

January 29, 2018

Wildlife may be born free but humans are cramping their style.

January 24, 2018

Celebrating the centennial episode of fieldwork fun!

January 22, 2018

Wile E. Coyote will never catch the Road Runner and we will never catch him.

January 18, 2018

Crews have training and trapping on their minds

January 17, 2018

Is Pennsylvania the latest intersection for deer, climate change, and disease?

Eager deer trapping crews
January 9, 2018

Trapping season is finally here! Get ready for deer and truck repairs galore!

January 8, 2018

Wired to Hunt invited us to do a podcast!

December 29, 2017

Duane and I chat about our favorite posts of 2017. Like a podcast with no audio!

December 25, 2017

White-tailed deer may not pull the sleigh but they help with delivery.

December 21, 2017

Endless mort runs and trapping prep…but the snow has started to fall. - CCO
December 19, 2017

Here’s what we learned about Buck 8393

December 13, 2017

Mort runs and the count down to winter trapping.

December 10, 2017

Hunting is conservation and being short stinks.

December 6, 2017

Prepping equipment, mortality runs, and lots of deer heads.

November 28, 2017

Bears and Turkey

November 23, 2017

The most dangerous 2 weeks of the year are here…if you’re a deer.

Looking towards Bald Eagle State Forest (click for larger image)
November 22, 2017 CCO (click for larger image)
November 20, 2017

And I use the word “chasing” loosely.