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.
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.
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.