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OPW Uncovers Tank Creek’s Crawling Critters

Trout fishing enthusiasts know the stonefly well. Long used as bait, the aquatic insects also play a key role as “indicator species.” Stonefly nymphs, or “naiads,” rely on well oxygenated waterways that have to stay generally clear and cold. Wherever stoneflies gather, the water that flows is usually of relatively high quality.  That’s why on… Continue reading OPW Uncovers Tank Creek’s Crawling Critters

Pledge to Defend Our Pocono Waters

Businesses and Community Members Join Forces to Launch Pledge to Defend Our Pocono Waters Campaign

Media Contact: Jared Stonesifer stonesifer@pennfuture.org (412)456-2372 A partnership of businesses, clean water advocates and outdoor recreation enthusiasts are raising awareness of the role of Exceptional Value streams for the resiliency and future success of the Pocono Mountains region. Recognizing the health, social and economic benefits that local streams provide for the region’s recovery, Our Pocono… Continue reading Businesses and Community Members Join Forces to Launch Pledge to Defend Our Pocono Waters Campaign

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Our Pocono Waters Leads Regional Officials on Stream Education Tour

Elected officials of the Pocono region and their staff gathered Friday for a Monroe County stream tour spearheaded by PennFuture, Sierra Club Pennsylvania and the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited on behalf of the Our Pocono Waters campaign. The tour showcased three sites within the Brodhead Watershed, featuring challenges to the protection of regional streams… Continue reading Our Pocono Waters Leads Regional Officials on Stream Education Tour