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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
A Storm Water Initiative presentation with data is now available for viewing with PowerPoint here : Storm water initiative presentation with data
Mandy Nix, Stroud Water Research Center Watershed Education Specialist, received a special award from Valley Forge Trout Unlimited for her outstanding work leading the STREAM Girls program for Stroud for the past 2 years. Take a look at the award presentation here.
HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania departments of Environmental Protection (DEP), Agriculture (PDA), and Health (DOH), along with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), have issued a “Do Not Eat” advisory for all fish species caught in the Neshaminy Creek basin in Bucks and Montgomery counties due to extremely high levels of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS). The … Read More
Check out this website found by local Boy Scout Sean while working on his fishing merit badge. https://www.hmy.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-fishing-knots-hooks-bait-and-lures/
Fall of 2020 Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership & Trout Unlimited – Video https://www.tu.org/magazine/pennsylvanias-valley-creek-featured-in-latest-tu-trcp-video/ https://managemywatershed.org/an-interview-with-pete-goodman/ Spring of 2021 Carol Armstrong and Stroud Water Research Center – Blog Interview An Interview With Pete Goodman
I’m pleased to announce that the Coatesville VA has decided to award this year’s Hazel P Harnish Memorial Award to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. This is a prestigious local award given in recognition of excellence in volunteering and commemorates the years of loving and dedicated service of long-time volunteer Hazel Harnish. It’s is the highest award available to the hundreds of … Read More