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
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.
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
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.
The General Warren Village Neighborhood Association needs your support to ensure full clean up and natural protection for this 13.7 acre site located in Chester County, PA on the east side of Malin Road, south of US Route 30. Click here for details and steps you can take.
Please be on the lookout for the Spotted Lantern Fly, an invasive species from Asia with the potential to devastate crops and trees. The Spotted Lantern Fly infestation is in Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Chester County and is spreading. Please use the links to videos below to find out more information on how to identify and destroy this nasty … Read More
Valley Creek received another dose of chlorinated water that killed a lot of fish, including trout, suckers and dace. This time the source of the spill was a fire suppression water line. This was not an Aqua water main break as had been reported in the press and here earlier. The water rushed out of … Read More