VFTU Amended Bylaws

Proposed changes to the VFTU bylaws are posted here for your review. If you have comments or would like to propose additional changes, go to  http://www.valleyforgetu.org/contact-us/ Proposed Changes to Bylaws (2020) Current Bylaws (amended 2012)  

Essential Workers Free Membership Offer

We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all those workers on the front lines keeping us safe, treating the sick, delivering necessities, and feeding our nation.  If you are an essential worker who loves to fish (or wants to learn) and cares about conservation, we invite you to enjoy a free one-year Trout Unlimited … Read More

Join TU Social Distance Fishing Effort

The need to practice responsible recreation HAS NOT gone away. In fact, with many states seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases as the country continues to “reopen,” the need is greater now more than ever. Nobody wants to be the angler who unknowingly spreads the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, so it’s important that, as an … Read More

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

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

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