VFTU is disappointed to announce that our brook trout egg planting program targeted for late November of this year has been cancelled, due to supply problems at the hatchery. Although we were recently informed that we’d be expecting a batch of eggs late this month, the yield and viability of those produced were much smaller … Read More
Trout Unlimited awarded a $3,000 EAS grant to Valley Forge Trout Unlimited for the purchase of HOBO sensors for the Valley Creek Restoration Partnership to place in Crabby Creek. These monitors do not indicate the presence of itinerant workers riding the rails from town to town, but rather measure and record stream temperatures every 15 … Read More
Get a framed “Fly Fishing Only” Poster An original issued buy the PA Fish Commission Document # PFC-834-3M-1-82 $35.00 each Contact Pete Goodman at Peteg5020@gmail.com
Over 65 Years Old? Here’s a Bargain! VFTU was donated two vouchers for105 Senior Resident Lifetime Fishing License Their purchase price was $76.97 They must be used by 12/31/2023. We are offering them to anyone for $35.00 Contact Pete Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org — first come first served —
Salt (sodium chloride, NaCl) used in winter de-icing is dramatically increasing the salinity of Valley Creek and many other streams in Chester County. “Salt is of concern as an emerging fresh water contaminant.” according to John Jackson, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, at the Stroud Water Research Center. Click Here for More Information
New clean water rule again safeguards habitats that are important to hunters and anglers Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized a new rule that formally restores federal Clean Water Act protections for streams and wetlands that sustain fish and wildlife and hunting and fishing opportunities. The new rule will replace the previous administration’s Navigable … Read More
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Last October, VFTU volunteers planted vibert boxes with brook trout eggs in small spring runs in the Exton and Yellow Springs areas. Although no brookies were found at the Yellow Springs sight, the Exton site had proved to be successful when it was surveyed in February.
On Friday, January 14, 2022 shortly before 8:00 a.m. there was an explosive water main break under the roadway of Route 401 in the vicinity of the rear driveway to Great Valley High School, between Route 202 and Phoenixville Pike. The repair excavation extended across both west bound lanes causing the road to be closed … Read More
The 13.7 acre Bishop Tube site (located in Chester County PA on the east side of Malin Road, south of US Route 30) has been abused by industry for over 50 years. The site, formerly used to process precious metals and fabricate tubing and pipeline products, is heavily contaminated with chlorinated solvents, acids and heavy … Read More