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.

Pennsylvania’s wild trout need your voice!

Pennsylvania is home to 16,000 miles of wild trout streams. Thanks to the Fish and Boat Commission, 49 new Wild Trout waters and 36 Class A streams have been proposed for upgraded designation this July. With your help, we can secure protections for these additional streams from development and pollution. The public is invited to … Read More

Thank your representative for supporting abandoned mine cleanup

In Pennsylvania, more than 287,000 acres and 5,500 miles of streams remain impaired from abandoned mine pollution. Thankfully, in 1977, Congress created the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to help clean up this legacy pollution. The fund, which charges a small fee on every ton of coal taken from the earth, is set to expire in … Read More

Tell DEP to protect PA’s best wild trout streams

Pennsylvania’s Wild Trout Need Your Help – Make Your Voice Heard! Since 2011, Trout Unlimited has worked closely with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission to identify and protect wild trout in the Commonwealth as part of the Unassessed Waters Initiative. Now, we need the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to protect these pristine waterways. … Read More

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