Stroud Water Research Center Programs

Do you want to become a better stream monitor and be a part of our VFTU Stream Team? Entomology Workshop Sept 21, 2019 – 9:00am-3:30pm Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Rd, Avondale, PA 19311 Attendees will be trained on insect identification and macro sampling methods that will better enable us to monitor and manage … Read More

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, 67 new Wild Trout waters and three 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

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

New Fly Fishing Show to Premier April 21

We wanted to bring to your attention that the first ever, prime-time, fly fishing adventure series, “Fish Or Die,” will premiere on Animal Planet, Sunday, April  21 at 10 pm EST. The show will immediately follow the premiere of Jeremy Wade’s New Series “Dark Waters. Produced by Warm Springs Productions and Watson Pond Productions, the … Read More

Brandywine Water Trail Feasibility Study

The Brandywine Conservancy really wants to make sure that as many people as possible, particularly recreational water users of the Brandywine, know about the survey and can share their input. With the arrival of warmer weather, we wanted to make sure that the community knows about the survey for the Brandywine Water Trail Feasibility Study … Read More

Tell Congress to increase funding for the Delaware River Basin in 2020!

Recognizing the importance of the Delaware River watershed, Congress created the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program in 2016 to focus and enhance conservation efforts in the region. With grassroots advocacy by Trout Unlimited and our partners in the watershed, we have generated bipartisan support for the Delaware in Congress and secured $11 million for the … Read More

Active Constituent Team

Representative Friel Otten encourages constituents to participate in Active Constituent Teams formed around legislative issues of interest or concern to our local communities. An environmental group has recently formed, and they would welcome any members of Trout Unlimited to participate in those conversations if they are residents of the 155th Legislative District. The 155th lies … Read More