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By Katy Dunlap Much of Pennsylvania’s shale gas boom has taken place around the streams that support the state’s best native and wild trout habitat. Picture a place of unspoiled wilderness where small headwater streams send cold, clean water trickling down steep mountain terrain, where wildlife is [ READ MORE... ]
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A  shale gas development staging area in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Forest By Paula Piatt To walk the state forests and state parks in Pennsylvania gives you little indication of what lies beneath. A mile below those headwater streams and wild game habitat, the Marcellus Shale is a prize to be [ READ MORE... ]
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Patient angler fishing a Savage River trib. At first glance, Maryland’s new oil and gas regulations, released today, take steps toward protection of the state’s trout resources. Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, has been on hold in Maryland since 2011, while a Governor-appointed commission [ READ MORE... ]
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Pennsylvania’s public lands are vast – that’s part of what makes them special.    By Paula Piatt Pennsylvania’s public lands are vast. Large tracts of habitat – both woods and waters – that are home to all sorts of critters. And occasionally to the two-legged variety fortunate enough to pay a visit [ READ MORE... ]
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By Katy Dunlap As we have seen over the past year, one of the biggest threats to Pennsylvania’s native and wild trout populations comes from the halls of the Capitol in Harrisburg.  In its latest attempt to weaken protections for trout streams, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a bill that [ READ MORE... ]
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As part of a Commonwealth Court order released last week, Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have agreed not to lease any more additional state forest or park land until the court makes a decision on a larger court case, filed two years ago by the [ READ MORE... ]
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Paula Piatt, TU's Eastern Sportsmen Organizer, will present her talk, "Shared Habitat" which focuses on the potential impacts of shale gas drilling and its associated construction activities on fish and wildlife habitats, the sportsman's experience, and ways sportsmen can protect the habitat at the [ READ MORE... ]
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These guys are relentless. When you think TU volunteer, your mind may wander to planting trees for streambank improvement or placing boulders in a brook for fish habitat; maybe even teaching kids to fish or tie flies, getting them hooked on the sport. But these guys from the Southeastern Montgomery [ READ MORE... ]
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Always keep a little pressure on the line. That’s what my fishing mentor always taught me (and reminds me to this day). Once you’ve got that fish on, never let the line go completely slack. And don’t make any sudden moves. Just a steady pressure will do the job. Keep that steady, constant pressure [ READ MORE... ]
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Trout Unlimited and the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation are hosting a Sportsman’s Mini-Summit on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Canonsburg Sportsman’s Association, Allison Hollow Road, in Canonsburg, Pa. With the theme, "Planning for Wildlife After Shale Gas Drilling," our guest [ READ MORE... ]
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