Deer management pilot program in Whitpain Township to occur December 26 to January 27 at Armentrout Preserve

Archery hunters, who have been approved, may be in Armentrout Preserve from December 26 to January 27, which is Pennsylvania’s late archery season, to hunt deer as part of Whitpain Township’s Deer Management Pilot Program. The program was initiated to help protect the health and diversity of the ecosystem in the preserve.

The township will have signs about this program posted in Armentrout Preserve. The township stressed that hunters and hikers can safely spend time together on the preserve. The hunters will most likely be active in the preserve around dawn and dusk. It was also stressed that all preserve visitors follow the township’s rules and ordinances when using the preserve, which includes having dogs on leashes.

You can learn more the pilot program here.