Old Men and Redbuds

Thanks to the generous help of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the chapter planted additional trees along the east bank of our streambank restoration project on Snitz Creek in North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County. As you can see from the photographs, this time we had plastic tubes and wooden stakes to…

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DEP Awards Grant for Snitz Creek

On October 7th, the Department of Environmental Protection awarded $4.9 million in EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Grants to 23 projects that will help communities and the state's environment by restoring impaired watersheds. In Lebanon County, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded the Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited $173,641. This award for the…

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Lower Snitz Creek Project Complete
A section of the recently-completed restoration project on lower Snitz Creek.

Lower Snitz Creek Project Complete

After many delays due to weather conditions during 2018, construction work on the 1,200 linear foot restoration project on lower Snitz Creek, just above its confluence with Quittapahilla Creek in the city of Lebanon, was finally completed in February, 2019. The project, designed by Rocky Powell of Clear Creeks Consulting…

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