Susquehanna Chapter to host Pa Fish and Boat Commission public meeting on proposed fish stocking legislation

The Susquehanna Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI), and the PA Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will hold a public information and outreach forum on the evening of October 12, 2022 on the proposed rulemaking announced by the PFBC on the issue of preventing undesirable aquatic organisms and diseased and undesirable fish into waters of the Commonwealth from activities including fishing, boating, private hatchery operations, fish stocking practices, and use of certain live baits. The proposal appeared in the PA Bulletin on June 18, 2022.  The formal public comment period ended on September 17, 2022 but the PFBC announced that they will continue to accept comments until October 15, 2022. This forum will inform the public on the PFBC’s goals and need for the regulation, as well as looking for ideas and recommendations on how to improve the proposal and make the program work most effectively for all parties involved.

Speakers at the meeting will include Robert Caccese, David Nihart, and Coja Yamashita of the PFBC.

The meeting will be held at Lycoming College in the Heim Science Building (room G-09), Wednesday October 12, 2022 at 7 pm.  The meeting is free and open to the public.  Limited parking and handicap parking available in lot off Washington Blvd by Lynn Science (building #13). Other parking is available in lots off Ross Street, Mulberry Street lot, AC lot or Packer Street lot. This meeting will be the Chapter meeting for October.

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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, Pine Creek, Slate Run and Lycoming Creek

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