You have to vote by January 17, so don’t delay! The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds & Rivers and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural resources will award $10,000 to the river/creek with the most votes. Click here to vote. Go to www.pariveroftheyear.org to for more information.
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
Like mayflies popping off the water in the summer sun, 20 Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes swarm the ponds at Anson B. Nixon Park. Under the skilled tutelage of anglers from Trout Unlimited (TU), the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), the Delaware Valley Women’s Fly Fishing Association (DVWFFA), and the Stroud Center, the fourth- … Read More
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 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
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
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
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
Check out this very nice article: http://www.thehuntmagazine.com/feature/2019/08/valley-forge-trout-unilimited-conservation/
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.