Author Archives: Chuck Buffington

Pittsburgh Fly Fishers’ Club has Change of Leadership

One of our sister organizations is the Pittsburgh Fly Fishers’ Club. The club was formed in the late 1940s as a way to share information about the art and science of fly flishing. The club has no officers, no dues, no political objectives. The only membership requirement is showing up. Jack Hess has led the […]

A Day of Partnership and Environmental Service – Montour Run Fall Clean Up

This past Saturday October 23rd was a classic Pittsburgh fall day with temps in the 50’s and drizzle on and off.  But the 14 volunteers from the Montour Run Watershed Association and Penn’s Woods West didn’t care. In fact, one little duck, belonging to new PWWTU member Austin Price, was splashing in the puddles without […]

Amida Daniel and Kelly Williams present a ZOOM conference: “We Want You!…. Women, Diversity and Inclusion” on Tuesday October 12

Penn’s Woods West Chapter believes in the value diversity brings to our organization.  We value differences in opinion, skill sets and vantage points.  We welcome debate and discussion on the best way to accomplish our goals as a chapter and we believe that adding these other voices gives us a strength and sustainability in our […]

Chesapeake Bay Conference on Brook Trout

If you are a fan of the brook trout you may wish to attend (either in person or by Zoom) a two-day meeting to be held September 28-29 in Thurmont, MD (halfway between Gettysburg, PA and Frederick, MD on US 15). The workshop is titled: ” Understanding Genetics for Successful Conservation and Restoration of Resilient Chesapeake […]

Upcoming PATU members’ meeting – September 18th

Mark your calendars and plan to attend: The 2021 PA Council Annual Membership Meeting will be an in-person event held at The Hall at Kinton’s Knob, located at 6441 Lincoln Highway in Bedford, PA. The meeting will begin promptly at 9 AM. Click here to view the Meeting Agenda. Cost is $35 and includes coffee, snacks, lunch, […]

PATU seeks Outreach Coordinator

The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps service member to serve as its Communications and Outreach Coordinator to recruit, retain, and reactivate volunteers across Pennsylvania. This person will provide outreach to PATU’s 49 chapters, current and potential partners, and the public, acting as a liaison to the board of directors. […]