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2011

Pennsylvania Trout Fishing Season opens statewide on Saturday, April 16th at 8:00 AM
April 8, 2011
Pennsylvania trout season opens statewide at 8:00 AM on Saturday, April 16th. Shaver Creek, an approved trout stream, flows for over 1.5 miles within the boundary of the Penn State Stone Valley Forest. Other approved trout streams in the immediate area include Standing Stone Creek and Laurel Run. Local and visiting anglers can purchase fishing licenses and gear at the Whipple Dam Store http://whippledamstore.com/index.php.
Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture lifting the Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine
February 18, 2011
On Friday, February 18, 2011 the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced that it will be lifting the Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine concerning the in-state transport of ash materials and all hardwood firewood will be lifted beginning April 15th. The federal quarantine will remain in effect to help stop the spread into other states. The wood industry in Pennsylvania will greatly benefit from these changes.