Quittie DHALO Waters Receive Second Stocking This Year

Nine chapter volunteers showed up to meet the PFBC stocking truck on October 24 and float stock the DHALO special regulations section of Quittapahilla Creek in Annville. Starting at the Spruce Street bridge and the parking lot in Quittie Nature Park, two teams of volunteers distributed about a dozen buckets…

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Volunteers Complete Repairs at Flood-ravaged Diversion Wells

On Saturday, 14 chapter volunteers turned out to repair the damages created by the heavy rains and flooding at the diversion well site during the past few months. The crew was able to make repairs to the diversion dam as well as cleaning out the square well to get it…

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DFTU Wins Big With Best Chapter Project Award From PATU
(L to R): PATU Pres. Charlie Charlesworth, Russ Collins, Steve Vegoe, Bob Pennell, PATU Program Dir. Ashley Wilmont, Trip McGarvey, Chuck Swanderski, Jim Suleski.

DFTU Wins Big With Best Chapter Project Award From PATU

At the PA Council Annual Meeting on September 8, 2018, DFTU was honored to receive the 2018 Best Chapter Project award. Vying for this award with 48 other chapters across the state, our Snitz Creek stream restoration project handily won out over the competition. The project — which will restore streambanks…

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Slate of Officers & Directors Proposed for September 25th Elections

The following slate of officers and directors has been nominated to serve for FY2019 which begins October 1, 2018. Elections will be held at the chapter’s annual meeting on September 25, 2018. Other nominations will also be accepted from the floor. Nominated Officers PresidentRuss CollinsVice PresidentSteve VegoeSecretaryBob PennellTreasurerTrip McGarvey Nominated…

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Rausch Creek Diversion Wells Pummeled by July Storm Events

The record rainfall in south-central PA during the month of July appears to have abated, at least for the time being, and smaller streams should now be starting to drop back to more seasonal flows. The Rausch Creek diversion well crew which visits the well site for maintenance every Monday…

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Sunoco Pipeline Penalties Could Benefit Lebanon County Streams

On April 17, the PA DEP announced the creation of a new grant program funded by the $12.6 million penalty imposed on Sunoco Logistics related to construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Grants will be awarded for projects that reduce or minimize pollution and protect clean water in the…

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2018 Women’s Fly Fishing Day: Nailed It … Despite the Rain!

A gloomy, rainy day greeted the 14 women who showed up at Ed & Nichole O’Gorman’s property for an introduction to the basics of fly fishing, hosted by our chapter. Membership Chair Chuck Swanderski, who organized this event, led off with introductions, followed by breakout sessions to learn the various…

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