Fish Kill on Valley Creek

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

Trout Unlimited STREAM Girls 2022 Program Registration is Open!

Saturday, May 21, 2022 In person program at Stroud Water Research Center (Avondale, PA) and Anson B. Nixon Park (Kennett Square, PA) Calling middle school girls, including Girl Scout Cadettes, Scouts BSA members, and non-Scouts alike, local to southcentral and southeastern Pennsylvania Register now! Limited seats are available. Join Stroud Water Research Center and Trout … Read More

STREAM Girls Leader Receives Award from VFTU

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.

Anglers warned not to eat fish from Neshaminy Creek Basin

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

Bishop Tube Documentary Now Available

This film documents the residents’ fight with the help of primarily the Delaware Riverkeeper Network in the person of Maya van Rossum to get the highly contaminated Bishop Tube site turned into passive natural space following clean up rather than dense residential development. To view the documentary, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILkFlekYxIs The General Warren Village Neighborhood … Read More

Pete Goodman’s Valley Creek Message

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

Project Healing Waters Coatesville Wins Hazel Harnish Award

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

PAFBC Creates New Licensing System To Better Serve Customers

Beginning January 28, visitors to www.HuntFish.pa.gov will discover convenient features like personalized dashboards, autorenewal for fishing licenses, and the ability to report game and furbearer harvests as required. Users who visit the agencies’ websites – www.pgc.pa.gov and www.fishandboat.com – for their licensing and other needs will be seamlessly directed to the new system. HuntFishPA replaces … Read More