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 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
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.
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
House Bill 808 will finally put the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission back on a sound financial footing. HB 808 would give the PFBC authority to modestly increase its fees to help it achieve its mission of restoring and conserving fisheries in the Commonwealth. On Wednesday, April 17, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed HB … Read More
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
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
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
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
Valley Forge Trout Unlimited volunteers put on a fly fishing course for Youth Conservation Corps high school students and regular staff at Valley Forge National Historic Park.