2021 Upcoming Events

Subject to change

Thursday September 23: Jim Pillsbury, MS, PE Hydraulic Engineer, Westmoreland Conservation District on stormwater management.   Planned for outdoor pavilion, weather permitting.

Sunday October 3, 1:00 pm: Annual "Walk In Penn's Woods" statewide event. 

WWIA in collaboration with the Westmoreland Land Trust

Otto and Magdelena Ackerman Preserve: North Huntingdon Township, just off of Leger Road, about 2 miles from US Rt 30.  GPS coordinates 40.36105, - 79.74410 

 Coming from the east on Rt 30 proceed to Leger Rd. At the traffic signal (with a Sheetz station on your left after the light.) Turn right onto Leger Rd. and proceed about two winding miles across and down a hill to the sign for the Ackerman Preserve on your left with a sign.

Coming from the west on Rt. 30 proceed west to the traffic light with the Sheetz station on your right.  Turn left onto Leger Rd. and as above follow the road about two miles to the Sign for the Ackerman preserve on your left. 

Park as the sign describes.
Join us for a Penns Woods experience, an afternoon hike in a magnificent 62+ acre track of relatively Old Growth forested land.  

Thursday, October 21: Sarah Hall-Bagdonis,AFF (American Forest Foundation) on Carbon Capture talk and annual meeting.  WCD Barn.

April 22--Earth Day--Managing Your Backyard Woods

Watch the archived video!
Celine Colbert, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry,

provides practical tips to create a refuge for native

birds, wildlife, and pollinators, no matter what size property you have. 


chael Doucette, presenter of WWIA’s June program.

Backyard bird habitat
​​​Contact us:  tony@wcdpa.com  or 724-837-5271
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Jim PIllsbury, MS, PA

Lichen on a tree
Managing your Backyard Woods 2021