Valley Creek Stream Cleanup

Event canceled due to COVID-19 virus outbreak. There is no need to congregate to clean up Valley Creek as originally scheduled for Saturday, April 4. All of you that frequent Valley Creek can do your part individually with a small grocery plastic bag stuffed in a back pocket each time you walk or go fishing.  … Read More

Valley Creek Stream Restoration

Saturday, May 2nd In the early 2000’s, VFTU chapter members installed a water jack in Valley Creek in the vicinity of Church Rd and Yellow Springs Rd.  A water jack is a pool-digging device, meant to create and maintain a pool on the downstream side of the device.  Over the years there has been significant … Read More

TELL PFBC TO UPGRADE WILD TROUT STREAMS

On April 27th and 28th, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will meet in Harrisburg to approve upgraded protections for 85 Wild Trout Streams and 33 Class A streams. If approved, these updgraded designations will ensure the future health of clean water in these streams and allow these populations to continue to thrive. CLICK HERE … Read More

Thank your representative for supporting abandoned mine cleanup

In Pennsylvania, more than 287,000 acres and 5,500 miles of streams remain impaired from abandoned mine pollution. Thankfully, in 1977, Congress created the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to help clean up this legacy pollution. The fund, which charges a small fee on every ton of coal taken from the earth, is set to expire in … Read More

Tell DEP to protect PA’s best wild trout streams

Pennsylvania’s Wild Trout Need Your Help – Make Your Voice Heard! Since 2011, Trout Unlimited has worked closely with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission to identify and protect wild trout in the Commonwealth as part of the Unassessed Waters Initiative. Now, we need the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to protect these pristine waterways. … Read More

Active Constituent Team

Representative Friel Otten encourages constituents to participate in Active Constituent Teams formed around legislative issues of interest or concern to our local communities. An environmental group has recently formed, and they would welcome any members of Trout Unlimited to participate in those conversations if they are residents of the 155th Legislative District. The 155th lies … Read More

Bishop Tube

The General Warren Village Neighborhood Association needs your support to ensure full clean up and natural protection for this 13.7 acre site located in Chester County, PA on the east side of Malin Road, south of US Route 30.  Click here for details and steps you can take. Click here to sign on to a set … Read More

Spotted Lantern Fly

Please be on the lookout for the Spotted Lantern Fly, an invasive species from Asia with the potential to devastate crops and trees. The Spotted Lantern Fly infestation is in Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Chester County and is spreading. Please use the links to videos below to find out more information on how to identify and destroy this nasty pest. … Read More

Limit spread of disease and invasive species

Please help limit the spread of disease and invasive species. Keep the fish population healthy by cleaning your equipment before getting into Valley Creek (or any other waterway). It is as easy as: SCRUB (scrub off any debris) SPRAY (spray with a 10% bleach solution – away from water since bleach is toxic to wildlife) … Read More