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PATU Announces TIC Grants for 2023-24 School Year

The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) is pleased to announce that nearly $18,000 has been awarded to educators across Pennsylvania through the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) Grant Program. Funding will be used to purchase equipment and supplies to maintain existing Trout in the Classroom tanks and set up new ones, pay for transportation…

Coldwater Heritage Partnership Announces 2023 Coldwater Conservation Grants

The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) is pleased to announce that eleven grants totaling $120,000 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 three watersheds and complete on-the-ground projects, such as…

Up to 10% Discounts Now Available on Merchandise Purchases!

We are pleased to announce that for the duration of the Spring season we are offering additional discounts on your online purchases of all PATU merchandise. Whether it’s PATU-logoed T-shirts, sweatshirts or hats, fly rods, custom-tied leaders, books, “Back the Brookie” license plates, or “Catch & Release” license plate frames, you will automatically receive a…

PFBC R3 Grant Applications are due April 14

PA Fish and Boat Commission’s R 3 Grant round is open!!  Please check in with your organizations and see what you can come up with (e.g. fishing equipment for future programming; pilot fishing programs, etc).Please help spread the word through your organization, contacts, and/or partner organizations!! GRANT details: – PFBC is reaching out to let you…

Advocacy Training Available for NE PATU Members on March 11

Northeast TU chapter members and community members are invited to attend a free advocacy 101 training session on March 11th being held in Tobyhanna, PA. Please feel free to share the link below far and wide so we can try to fill our available seats for this informative and empowering training. https://tu.myeventscenter.com/event/Conservation-Advocacy-101-Workshop-And-Chapter-72529?fbclid=IwAR2bSLZaXvRFJwqSp0sqOMQ3S0SXnETQvpisDrcC_4oLkhFAgcdnRsusOQY Emily Baldauff / Mid…

Trout Unlimited is in need of Summer Interns

The Trout Unlimited staff based in Lock Haven, PA is looking for energetic, intelligent, and motivated individuals to join our staff for seasonal employment in 2023. The job will assist activities that support native trout and aquatic resource conservation. We are looking to fill 3-4 summer internship positions with a start date of May 22,…

Forbes Trail Chapter Hosts Stream Girls 2-Day Event

The Penn’s Woods West and Forbes Trail chapters of Trout Unlimited were pleased to partner in bringing the STREAM Girls program back to western Pennsylvania after a several year hiatus due to the pandemic.  STREAM Girls is an outdoor watershed experience for middle school aged girls that employs STEM-based education (science, technology, engineering, math), recreation…

Mountain Laurel Chapter Uses Forever Wild Grant for Yellow Creek Habitat Improvement at Musselman Property

The project constructed two log framed deflectors on Yellow Creek in Bedford County. The deflectors redirect flow and narrow the stream channel and enhance the opportunity for an already existing population of wild brown trout to be more sustainable and increase. The project partners were the Mountain Laurel Chapter of Trout unlimited, Bedford County Conservation…