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Trout in the Classroom

            

Little Laurel Brook Trout Restoration

Little Laurel: potential!
Looking for bugs.
Shocking.
More electroshocking.
A Lick Run brook trout!
Brookie gets weighed and recorded.

Beaver Creek Brook Trout Restoration

Limestone sand is dumped into Beaver Creek in Preston County, November 2005.
The limestone being carried downstream where the sand will settle in the streambed, and help neutralize the stream's acidity.
The remaining pile of limestone sand awaiting the stream and rain to carry it downstream.
A dozen brook trout ready for reloaction to Beaver Creek.
Brad Henry handling the precious cargo. Ready for the ride. Brad Henry and Bill Thorne introduce these brookies to their new home. Acrobatic release!

North Fork C&R Stream Cleanup

Mountain of trash.
TU members responsible for the cleanup's success.
Chili lunch afterwards.

Bowden Fishing Derby

Bowden Hatchery employees stocking the pond with trout.
Kids and their parents wait for a bite. PPKTU member Dave Bott helps out a young angler. All smiles after a fat rainbow is brought to hand.

Fingerling Trout Stockings

Bill Thorne releases some browns in Rhine Creek.
Heading down the tracks at Snowy Creek.
More browns find a new home in upper Snowy Creek.

                           

Potomac Headwaters Initiative Tree Plantings

Big Run

                  

Thorn Creek

           

Fly Tying Class