Class A streams to be upgraded to High Quality

For just the third time this decade, Pennsylvania is proposing to formally upgrade a package of 41 Class A streams to “High Quality,” or HQ, which ensures they receive special water quality protections. This is the culmination of a long process. Step 1 is electrofishing streams in search of naturally reproducing trout. Step 2 is pushing for PFBC to list them as wild trout streams; we do this advocacy each quarter. This is Step 3, formal listing as HQ in PA’s regulations.

TU has pushed for these upgrades for several years now, and we want to demonstrate our support by submitting comments in favor. Please go to an Action Alert (https://www.tu.org/conservation/action-center/?vvsrc=%2Fcampaigns%2F65624%2Frespond) page for more information and to submit comments. The deadline is May 7.

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Susquehanna Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Welcome to the Susquehanna Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Founded in 1964, we are one of Pennsylvania’s oldest chapters, and help protect many miles of central Pennsylvania’s finest streams. Some of our waters include Muncy Creek, Loyalsock Creek, Black Hole Creek and Lycoming Creek

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