Tick Alert Tick Alert. If you missed John Hayes’ article in the May 1 PPG, please be aware that ticks pose immense medical threats for those of us who get out in the woods and fields. It’s not just Lyme disease, as bad as that can be. (PA leads the nation in Lyme cases and […]
An ultra-short Annual Meeting was held by Zoom on February 14, 2022. The President gave a short report and a slate of nominees was unanimously approved for Board positions. The group includes current Board members Ian Brown and Nora Cline as well as Nick Cobler, a new recruit. Congratulations to these volunteers who make PWWTU […]
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 […]
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 […]
In case you missed the October Chapter Meeting featuring Conservation Chair Bryan Mathie’s update on the Chapter’s conservation plans, please click here for a youtube video of his talk. Click here for his power point slides.
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 […]
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 […]