Streams of Charlestown – Quality, Wildlife and Fishing

When:  Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Time:  7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where:  Great Valley Middle School, Choral Room #154 Face masks are required to enter GVSD facilities A live presentation by longtime resident and EAC Chair, Pete Goodman on the streams of Charlestown Township, their significance, water quality, wildlife viewing and fishing opportunities.    

Anglers warned not to eat fish from Neshaminy Creek Basin

HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania departments of Environmental Protection (DEP), Agriculture (PDA), and Health (DOH), along with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), have issued a “Do Not Eat” advisory for all fish species caught in the Neshaminy Creek basin in Bucks and Montgomery counties due to extremely high levels of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS). The … Read More

Bishop Tube Documentary Now Available

This film documents the residents’ fight with the help of primarily the Delaware Riverkeeper Network in the person of Maya van Rossum to get the highly contaminated Bishop Tube site turned into passive natural space following clean up rather than dense residential development. To view the documentary, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILkFlekYxIs The General Warren Village Neighborhood … Read More

Limit spread of disease and invasive species

Please help limit the spread of disease and invasive species. Keep the fish population healthy by cleaning your equipment before getting into Valley Creek or any other waterway. Anchor Fly, a guide service, online educational platform out of WNC and Trout Unlimited Business Partner has recently partnered with Linda Vance, Associate Director of the Center … Read More

Report What You See

If you see a spill, fish kill, or anything else that doesn’t seem right in or around a stream, call any VFTU officer or board member (see the inside back cover of BankNotes) or contact us by e-mail at ValleyForgeTU@gmail.com or through this website at http://www.valleyforgetu.org/contact-us/ and report directly to the following: Illegal Fishing, Poaching … Read More

Pete Goodman’s Valley Creek Message

Fall of 2020 Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership & Trout Unlimited – Video https://www.tu.org/magazine/pennsylvanias-valley-creek-featured-in-latest-tu-trcp-video/ https://managemywatershed.org/an-interview-with-pete-goodman/ Spring of 2021 Carol Armstrong and Stroud Water Research Center – Blog Interview An Interview With Pete Goodman

Project Healing Waters Coatesville Wins Hazel Harnish Award

I’m pleased to announce that the Coatesville VA has decided to award this year’s Hazel P Harnish Memorial Award to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. This is a prestigious local award given in recognition of excellence in volunteering and commemorates the years of loving and dedicated service of long-time volunteer Hazel Harnish. It’s is the highest award available to the hundreds of … Read More

PAFBC Creates New Licensing System To Better Serve Customers

Beginning January 28, visitors to www.HuntFish.pa.gov will discover convenient features like personalized dashboards, autorenewal for fishing licenses, and the ability to report game and furbearer harvests as required. Users who visit the agencies’ websites – www.pgc.pa.gov and www.fishandboat.com – for their licensing and other needs will be seamlessly directed to the new system. HuntFishPA replaces … Read More