This event is free, donations accepted.
Wildlife Saver Fishing line
Recycling Receptacle Workshop
with Pocono Heritage Land Trust (PHLT) and Brodhead Trout Unlimited (BTU)
Meet at Monroe County Conservation District (8050 Running Valley Road Stroudsburg, PA 18360)
Wednesday, November 14th: 7:00 PM
There is limited space for this event, please register to hold your spot and so we can notify you in case of a cancellation, thanks!
On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, Join PHLT and Brodhead Trout Unlimited in the effort to keep our beautiful stream habitats clean!
Don Miller conceived the design of a recycling receptacle to collect used fishing line, specifically designed for use along Pocono creeks and streams.
"The purpose for this device is to remove the hazard of improper stream side disposal of tangles and short scraps of used monofilament fishing line. These large and small tangles and tiny monofilament bits of non-biodegradable (but completely recyclable) plastic are a hazard to wildlife when left in the environment along streams everywhere fisherpersons pursue their hobby", explains Miller.
Attend this workshop to learn more about the importance of these wildlife saving devices, and help construct these containers that will be installed among popular local fishing spots by Spring!
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Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants, and we will offer refunds of paid registrations for cancelled programs. Thank you for helping us in our land conservation work to inspire people to care for, enjoy, and explore their natural world.
We have a no-smoking policy at all PHLT land trust events, thank you!