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ACTION ALERT! Help Protect Wild Trout Resources – Show Your Support for PA Fish & Boat Commission’s Proposed Regulatory Changes

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission designates or re-designates certain water bodies as being subject to special fishing regulations and has proposed a number of management changes for consideration at the October 24/25, 2022 meeting. The Commission will consider removing segments of Saucon Creek (Section 5) and Monocacy Creek (Section 7) in Northampton County and Codorus Creek (Section…

PATU Award Winners Presented at the Annual Meeting

Edward Urbas Best PA Chapter Brodhead Chapter #289 Best Chapter Project Forks of the Delaware #482 Dr. John A. Fritchey, Jr. Coldwater  Conservationist (TU Member) Bob Kutz Coldwater Conservationist (Professional) No nominations Samuel Slaymaker Best Chapter Newsletter Susquehanna Chapter #044 Best Chapter Website Muddy Creek Chapter #575 Greatest Membership Increase (Number) Brodhead Chapter #289 Greatest…

TU Muddy Creek and Codorus Chapters Win York County Conservation District’s Outstanding Partnering Organization Awards

Outstanding Partnering Organization: Muddy Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited “The goals of Muddy Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited (MCTU) include increasing the opportunities of recreational fishing on the watershed by improving the water quality, reducing midsummer stream temperatures by creating riparian buffer zones on its headwaters, improving landowner relations for the enhancement and enjoyment of…

PA OAG Case Update: Energy Transfer Convicted of Criminal Charges Related to the Construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, Revolution Pipeline in PA

Attorney General Josh Shapiro “announced that Sunoco Pipeline L.P., and ETC Northeast Pipeline LLC (ETC), both subsidiaries of Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), were convicted of criminal charges related to their conduct during the construction of two major pipelines in Pennsylvania. Mariner East 2 Pipeline, which crosses 17 counties in the southern tier of Pennsylvania,…

Great Lakes and Western PA Advocacy 101 Video

“Interested in being a more effective advocate on issues that affect the places you love to fish, explore, and enjoy? Join professional advocacy staff from Trout Unlimited for an introduction to grassroot tactics and tools you can use to conserve and protect your favorite outdoor pursuits in the Great Lakes region and Western PA. We…

Hokendauqua Chapter is Looking for Youth Day Volunteers

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited needs YOUR help! What: Jake’s Youth Field Day at Ontelaunee Rod & Gun Club; assisting youth ages 8 – 16 (Spin fishing)  Where: Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club, 8100 Gun Club Road, New Tripoli, PA When: Saturday, August 6, 2022, be at the pond by 7:30 a.m. The event concludes at 4:00 p.m.   Volunteers…

Perkiomen Valley Chapter Recognized by Berks County Conservation District as “Organization of the Year”

Berks County Conservation District’s (BCCD) Conservation Service Individual or Organization of the Year Award is given to the individual or organization that has made an exceptional contribution to the conservation of Berks County’s soil, water and related natural resources; and without their contributions the quality of the natural resources of the County would be diminished.…

Nominations for PATU Awards Deadline Extended to August 31st

The following awards will be handed out during the September 2022 Annual Meeting Edward Urbas Award for Best PA Chapter:Award given to the chapter that best exemplifies the work of TU, including involvement in conservation efforts, community activities, outreach, youth activities, etc. Best Small Chapter:Same criteria as Edward Urbas Award but limited to chapters with…