Message From: Brent WallsUpper Potomac RiverkeeperPotomac Riverkeeper Inc.email@example.com
The small town of Piedmont, WV has been facing some serious challenges with a depressed economy and a failing infrastructure. Adding to the problems of the Town is a... [ READ MORE... ]
At the July 12 meeting of the Mid-Alantic Councill, new officers for FY2015 were elected. New members of Executive Committee (effective Oct. 1, 2014) are:
Don Haynes -- Chair
Jay Sheppard – Vice Chair for Conservation
Tom Starrs – Vice Chair for Administration
Sean Beattie – Treasurer
Lou... [ READ MORE... ]
MDTU kicks off its Women's Initiative with a Women Teaching Women Fly Fishing Workshop. Attending the inaugural event were 12 women who learned about gear, fly casting, streamside entomology, knot tying and safety on the water. The workshop was led by Louise Peltier with the very capable help of... [ READ MORE... ]
FERC Approves Columbia Pipeline
FERC [Federal Energy Regulatory Commission] has issued its decision yesterday the ~21 mile gas line running north of Baltimore. The gas line is being constructed by Columbia Gas. MAC (Mid-Atlantic Council TU) is a registered intervener. That means if we object to the... [ READ MORE... ]
WorkGroup for Trout in the Classroom has released a detailed review of the program.
You can see the full report here:
Canceled due to Park Closures... check back for more info
Help Plant Trees for Trout!
Trout Unlimited and Catoctin Mountain Park need your help planting 400 trees in the
headwaters of Owens Creek. Owens Creek harbors the strongest population of brook trout in the Park.
Please join us on October... [ READ MORE... ]
By Tom Gamper
MDTU Youth Education Coordinator
Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is a hands-on environmental program in which students raise Kamloops rainbow trout from eggs to fingerling, manage chilled tank water quality, engage in stream habitat study, learn to appreciate water resources, develop a... [ READ MORE... ]