Fishing in Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 pandemic

Travel restrictions, business and facility closures, and the need to follow local, state and federal government orders to ensure public health and safety have changed the way trout season in Pennsylvania is unfolding this year. Click here to see the latest information from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

The Fly Fishing Film Tour Postponed

This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Information on a rescheduled date and tickets already purchased will be posted as it becomes available. This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 7:00 PM at the Colonial Theater, Phoenixville, PA.

Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study

The Brandywine Conservancy is pleased to announce that the Draft Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study is now available for public review and comment.  The study reflects more than a year’s work and includes guidance provided by our Study Advisory Committee and input from hundreds of individuals who either participated at public meetings or completed … Read More

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