Habitat Improvement Workday in the Allegheny National Forest
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March 8
Starting at 8:30am
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Allegheny National Forest
Marienville, PA

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event_title: Habitat Improvement Workday in the Allegheny National Forest

event_time_zone: America/New_York

event_start: March 08, 2024 08:30

event_duration: 450

event_end: March 08, 2024 16:00

event_address: Marienville, PA, United States

event_description: The Pennsylvania Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) are teaming up again this year to work on some stream improvement projects in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).The first workday this year will be on Bear Creek and Lamentation Run near Marienville, PA on March 8th, 2024. The work will consist of physically moving felled trees and brush into the stream. The improvement project will restore a natural density of woody materials to the stream, increasing in-stream cover, developing more deeper pools, and encourage a more frequent floodplain-channel interactions. Enhancing the natural habitat of not only fish, but every other native species you can think of.What to Bring: Folks should dress for the weather, including wading or knee-high muck boots, and be prepared for periods of significant physical labor, hiking over rough/uneven terrain, and carrying loads of approximately 50lbs while utilizing a series of hand tools. All personal protection equipment will be provided by WPC. A video of WPC performing the work that will be completed can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx0iUGzchbUPlease bring lunch, snacks and a water bottle. Water will be provided.ANF is known for its camping, hiking, and both wild and stocked trout fishing opportunities. If you are interested in using some of your time-off to get your hands dirty and help improve the quality of some of our local public waters, please RSVP below and email Chapter Leader Samantha Lutz (sammsulligmail.com).A video of WPC performing the work that will be completed can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx0iUGzchbUYou can also read about last years projects HERE.RSVP Required: If you plan to attend, please RSVP below and email event leader Samantha at the email below and let her know when you plan to come so we can staff appropriately and provision. All participants will be required to sign liability waivers. Meeting Location: We will meet at the Intersection of FR 212 and Guitonville Rd, Marienville, PA 16239Lat / Long: 41.475145, -79.240982Or use the Google Map link belowMake a Weekend of It: The ANF is known for its camping, hiking, and both wild and stocked trout fishing opportunities. If you are interested in using some of your time-off to get your hands dirty and help improve the quality of some of our local public waters, please RSVP below! Come for a workday and stay for the weekend to enjoy all the ANF has to offer! 

Habitat Improvement Workday in the Allegheny National Forest

The Pennsylvania Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) are teaming up again this year to work on some stream improvement projects in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

The first workday this year will be on Bear Creek and Lamentation Run near Marienville, PA on March 8th, 2024. The work will consist of physically moving felled trees and brush into the stream. The improvement project will restore a natural density of woody materials to the stream, increasing in-stream cover, developing more deeper pools, and encourage a more frequent floodplain-channel interactions. Enhancing the natural habitat of not only fish, but every other native species you can think of.

What to Bring: Folks should dress for the weather, including wading or knee-high muck boots, and be prepared for periods of significant physical labor, hiking over rough/uneven terrain, and carrying loads of approximately 50lbs while utilizing a series of hand tools. All personal protection equipment will be provided by WPC. A video of WPC performing the work that will be completed can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx0iUGzchbU

Please bring lunch, snacks and a water bottle. Water will be provided.

ANF is known for its camping, hiking, and both wild and stocked trout fishing opportunities. If you are interested in using some of your time-off to get your hands dirty and help improve the quality of some of our local public waters, please RSVP below and email Chapter Leader Samantha Lutz ([email protected]).

A video of WPC performing the work that will be completed can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx0iUGzchbU

You can also read about last year's projects HERE.

RSVP Required: If you plan to attend, please RSVP below and email event leader Samantha at the email below and let her know when you plan to come so we can staff appropriately and provision. All participants will be required to sign liability waivers. 

Meeting Location: We will meet at the Intersection of FR 212 and Guitonville Rd, Marienville, PA 16239

Lat / Long: 41.475145, -79.240982

Or use the Google Map link below

Make a Weekend of It: The ANF is known for its camping, hiking, and both wild and stocked trout fishing opportunities. If you are interested in using some of your time-off to get your hands dirty and help improve the quality of some of our local public waters, please RSVP below! Come for a workday and stay for the weekend to enjoy all the ANF has to offer!

 

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WHEN
March 08, 2024 at 8:30am - 4pm
WHERE
Allegheny National Forest
Marienville, PA
United States
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