116 Market Street, Lewisburg PA 17837 570-245-8518

Tour PA BROOKIES

At the Pennsylvania Brookies field school you spend a week learning all about our state fish, the brook trout, its biology, cold water conservation and more!


PA Brookies takes place…

at the SIEG CONFERENCE CENTER along a beautiful fly fishing stream in central Pennsylvania near Lock Haven.  Accommodations include a large classroom space, barrack style rooms with bunks and shared bathrooms.

2019 PA Brookies Field School dates are: July 23-27

A team of fisheries and coldwater conservation professionals…

teach at the Pennsylvania Brookies field school from various agencies and conservation organizations including the Pennsylvania Fish and Board Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Penn State Extension, SeaGrant, Clearwater Conservancy,  and the Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited.

See our full list of instructors and their bios here: PA BROOKIES INSTRUCTORS.

 

From one of our parents!

My son has decided that he wanted to go into the biology field after high school, I feel that this school gave him a good look at what it was going to be like.  It was “icing on the cake”! Thank you!


SEE THE PICTURES BELOW TO FIND OUT WHAT STUDENTS LEARN!

 

TROUT DISSECTION: Students learn about the anatomy of a trout from PFBC biologists.

 

MACROINVERTEBRATE COLLECTIONS: Students collect and learn about macroinvertebrates in the on-site stream.

 

TROUT HATCHERY TOURS: Students go on three hatchery tours including a PFBC state fish hatchery, a USFWS hatchery and a private hatchery.

 

FLY FISHING: Students learn the art of casting and fly fishing.

 

FIELD SITE TRIPS: Students learn about the concept of the upstream of a river affecting down stream – in this case they visit a local farm and learn about how the conservation district and the farms work together to improve and/or prevent stream degradation.

 

 

 


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