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Registration for the Keystone Coldwater Conference is ending soon!

Registration for the Keystone Coldwater Conference is ending soon! Registration for the Keystone Coldwater Conference on February 28-29 ends on February 21. After that date, a $30 fee will be added for late/walk-in registrations. The Keystone Coldwater Conference is an opportunity for grassroots conservation organizations, environmental professionals, college faculty, staff, and students to share ideas,…

NFWF now accepting Delaware Watershed restoration grant applications

NFWF now accepting Delaware Watershed restoration grant applications The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for projects to restore fish and wildlife habitat and improve water quality under its Delaware River Program.  Proposals are due April 2. NFWF awards grants through two competitive funding opportunities– the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund and Delaware Restoration Fund.…

PSU Extension outlines benefits of large woody debris In streams

PSU Extension outlines benefits of large woody debris In streams Dec 02, 2019 Large wood provides multiple benefits in stream systems, such as stabilized streambanks, improved floodplain connectivity and more diverse aquatic habitat. Large woody debris, also known as Large wood provides multiple benefits in stream systems, such as stabilized streambanks, improved floodplain connectivity, and…

New TU report documents pollution problems caused by Mariner 2 construction

New TU report documents pollution problems caused by Mariner 2 construction Oct 27, 2019 In central Appalachia, installing natural gas pipelines often involves trenching through wild trout streams by the dozens. Inevitably, that leads to problems. Storms pelt construction sites In central Appalachia, installing natural gas pipelines often involves trenching through wild trout streams by…

TU offers free technical advice for projects in the Chesapeake Watershed

TU offers free technical advice for projects in the Chesapeake Watershed Oct 08, 2019 Trout Unlimited continues to offer technical assistance to aid watershed organizations, conservation districts, townships, TU chapters, and others in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Chesapeake Trout Unlimited continues to offer technical assistance to aid watershed organizations, conservation districts, townships, TU chapters, and others…

How increased rainfall can affect PA fish populations

How increased rainfall can affect PA fish populations Apr 23, 2019 A critical issue for spawning and egg and juvenile fish survival is high-flow rainfall events, which in the springtime is the biggest threat to smallmouth bass, according to Shannon White A critical issue for spawning and egg and juvenile fish survival is high-flow rainfall…

Want to become a Master Watershed Steward?

Want to become a Master Watershed Steward? Mar 07, 2019 The Penn State Master Watershed Steward program was established to educate and empower volunteers to protect environmental resources. Training and volunteer service are coordinated The Penn State Master Watershed Steward program was established to educate and empower volunteers to protect environmental resources. Training and volunteer…

PATU STREAM Girls are featured on video produced by WQED

PATU STREAM Girls are featured on video produced by WQED Jan 19, 2019 STREAM Girls is an outdoor STEM program for girls. This watershed experience employs STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) plus Recreation and Arts to explore STREAM Girls is an outdoor STEM program for girls. This watershed experience employs STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) plus Recreation…

Report shows brook trout decline in Susquehanna watershed due to fracking

Report shows brook trout decline in Susquehanna watershed due to fracking New research from Susquehanna University’s Freshwater Research Initiative finds that brook trout populations suffered most as a result of natural gas development if their habitats New research from Susquehanna University’s Freshwater Research Initiative finds that brook trout populations suffered most as a result of natural gas…