2018 Hunting Program for Deer Management
at Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve
The Westmoreland Land Trust has established a program for archery antlerless hunting at the Otto and Magdalene Ackermann Nature Preserve, for deer management to support protection of native flora.
For 2018 there will be two hunting seasons. Hunters will be selected separately for each season, by random drawing, and notified of the disposition of their application.
Season Application Deadline Permit Notification
#1 9/15/18 thru 12/8/18* October 31 By November 12
#2 12/26/18 thru 1/26/19 December 11 By December 17
*Note: Hunting will not take place in the early part of Season #1.
When visiting the Ackermann Preserve, please minimize disturbance of native vegetation, and call the Westmoreland Land Trust at 724 325-3031 or email WLTHunting@gmail.com to report any non-permitted hunting.