First Annual Delaware River Fly Tri

The first annual Delaware River Fly Tri will take place on May 16, 2020 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area near Bushkill, PA. The event will offer competitors the opportunity to hike, bike, fish and kayak on the Delaware River and its tributaries while adding an element of friendly competition and some awesome … Read More

Chester County Water Conditions January 2018 – June 2019

The Chester County Water Resources Authority (CCWRA) recently completed a report summarizing data collected through the Chester County and U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Water Resources Program from January 2018 to June 2019. The parameters summarized in the report provide insight into the County’s water conditions and help guide the management of the County’s water resources. … Read More

Summer Internships in Natural Resources at Valley Forge

Valley Forge National Historical Park is now accepting applications for 2020 summer internships in Natural Resources. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience working in the natural resource field. See this document  that includes information about the position, qualifications, and application instructions. Please share widely.

Valley Creek Monitoring Station Installed

The first of the Stroud Water Research Center Mayfly Data Loggers was installed in Valley Creek on September 26, 2019 . The installation team from Stroud included David Bressler, Shannon Hicks and Rachel Johnson and what a job they did.  By the end of the 3 hours of work effort the entire system was installed, … Read More

Tredyffrin’s Changing Streams

On April 22, 2019, Pete Goodman representing the Valley Creek Restoration Partnership made a presentation to the Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors entitled “Tredyffrin’s Changing Streams, Vital Link to Our Future”. To view the PowerPoint slides shown at that presentation, click here.

Valley Creek Restoration Partnership Receives Governor’s Environmental Award

On April 16, 2019, the intermunicipal Valley Creek Restoration Partnership (VCRP) received one of the 2019  Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence.  The award was presented by PA DEP Secretary  Patrick McDonnell at a ceremony for recipients held in Harrisburg. Since its establishment over 17 years ago, the Partnership has stewarded, executed, and help secure funding … Read More