Author Archives: Bob Pennell

CHP 2021 Grant Program now open for applications through Feb. 15

Funding will support the development of planning and implementation projects aimed at protecting and enhancing coldwater streams across Pennsylvania. Bellefonte, PA – December 18, 2020 – The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited is pleased to announce that Round 26 of the Coldwater Heritage Partnership’s Coldwater Conservation Grant Program is now open. Trout Unlimited chapters, watershed…

TU Youth Camp now accepting applications for 2021

The Cumberland Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited is now accepting applications for the 2021 Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp to be held June 20-25 at Messiah University in Cumberland County. The early acceptance period deadline is December 31. The 2020 Camp was not held due to the COVID pandemic.  Applicants who applied for the 2020 camp will be automatically…

PFBC now accepting grant applications to improve Sinnemahoning Creek

On November 2, the Fish and Boat Commission announced it was accepting applications for grants under the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed Restoration Program.  The deadline to apply is January 23. Project applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and must use the application form specified in the grant application package.  The PFBC anticipates final selection and public announcement of grant awards…

PATU joins partnership to plant 10 million trees in PA

BELLEFONTE, PA – The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) has joined an ambitious statewide effort to plant 10 million trees throughout Pennsylvania by the end of 2025. The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership, coordinated by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, brings together a broad array of agencies, conservation groups, outdoors enthusiasts, businesses, and individuals to…

Coldwater Heritage Partnership announces $80K in grants to support 12 projects

Coldwater Heritage Partnership announces $80K in grants to support 12 projects On March 26, the PA Council of Trout Unlimited announced 12 grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to conservation organizations across Pennsylvania through the Coldwater Heritage Partnership’s Coldwater Conservation Grant Program. These funds will be used to perform stream assessments and develop conservation plans in seven watersheds…

DCNR Now Accepting 2020 Grant Applications

DCNR Now Accepting 2020 Grant Applications DCNR is accepting applications for its Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants. The 2020 grant application round opened January 15 and will close April 22. Funds can support projects such as: Planning, acquisition, and development of public parks Trail planning and construction River conservation and access Open space conservation Streamside tree…