The Pemigewasset Chapter of Trout Unlimited plans to sponsor a deserving youth to the Barry Conservation Camp for fishing week during the summer of 2017.
Prospective boys or girls (ages 10-16 in July 2017) should download our application form and apply not later than November 15, 2016.
The Barry Conservation Camp has taught boys and girls how to fish for decades. It's a 6 day overnight summer c... more
In May 2014, The Conservation Fund (TCF www.conservationfund.org) purchased 5,435 acres of forest land including roughly 50% of the Beebe River watershed, and containing 5+ miles of the river. Since learning of this purchase in April of 2014, the Pemigewasset Chapter of TU worked actively with NH Fish & Game biologists and TCF to assess the property's value as wild Brook Trout habitat.
On May 13th 2013, 432 Brook Trout graduated from the Waterville Valley Elementary School Trout in The Classroom program to the Mad River. About 50 of their schoolmates remained at WVES for graduate studies and were released later.
In early July, 2013, Pemi TU members helped biologists from NH Fish & Game perform stream surveys on small Pemigewasset River tributaries in Bridgewater and New Hampton.
Stream surveys include collection of data on habitat, fish, and macro-invertebrates. Volunteers helped net temporarily stunned fish, collecting macro-invertebrates, and data recording such as: measuring, categorizing and weigh... more