Fish Kill on Valley Creek

On Friday, January 14, 2022 shortly before 8:00 a.m. there was an explosive water main break under the roadway of Route 401 in the vicinity of the rear driveway to Great Valley High School, between Route 202 and Phoenixville Pike.   The repair excavation extended across both west bound lanes causing the road to be closed … Read More

STREAM Girls Leader Receives Award from VFTU

Mandy Nix, Stroud Water Research Center Watershed Education Specialist, received a special award from Valley Forge Trout Unlimited for her outstanding work leading the STREAM Girls program for Stroud for the past 2 years. Take a look at the award presentation here.

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

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, report directly to the following and 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  CLICK HERE to contact us through this website. … 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