Tag Archive: Wildlife

Field Notes

Field Notes: What’s in the Woods Today?

October 30, 2017 - by Lisa Deaton, VDOF Area Forester It’s Deer Time! Last week I walked around a forested property to prepare a Stewardship Plan for a private landowner.  It felt like I had entered the kingdom of deer.  With new food sources ripening every day and the excitement of mating season, the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, are on the move.  Many people are familiar with the sight of buck rubs on small trees... Read More