Volunteers Needed


Due to recently-passed legislation, volunteers at any DTU event including children are strongly advised to get their Youth Volunteer Clearances. We've prepared a guide to help you through the process.


Nursery Prep

It's time to prep our Nursery for the 2017 crop of "Trees for Trout". Prep begins April 1 at the nursery at Millport Conservancy (737 E. Millport Rd, Lititz) from 9 am 'til Noon. Planting bareroot seedlings is scheduled for April 15, 22 & 29, again from 9 am 'til Noon. Bring gloves, flat shovel and a snack. Contact Garry Longenecker if you'd like to help.


Veterans Service Program

Our VSP leaders will be taking our vets fishing approximately every other week during the season. They'll fish on a variety of waters for a variety of species. If you'd like to volunteeer to help as an instructor or helper, please contact Bill Nolan for more information.

Here's the approximate schedule

  • April 22, Codorus, York
  • May 13, Penn Creek, Weikart PA, (Total Outdoors event)
  • May 20, Tulpehocken Creek, Reading
  • June10, Donegal Creek, Mount Joy
  • June 24, Big Springs, Newville
  • July 8, Yellow Breeches, Boiling Springs
  • July 22, Susquehanna River
  • August 5, Susquehanna River
  • August 12, Penn Creek, Weikart PA (Total Outdoors event)
  • September 2, Valley Creek, Chester County
  • September 16, Yellow Breeches, Boiling Springs
  • September 30, Tulpehocken Creek, Reading
  • October 15, Donegal Creek, Mount Joy

All locations are tentative based on water and weather conditions. An email will be sent out prior to each outing indicating the time, location, and all details for each outing. Special emails will be sent out for the Total Outdoors events.


Climbers Run Work Days

We'll be helping prep Climbers Nature Preserve (226 Frogtown Rd, Pequea) for the PA Land Trust gathering on April 26 - 29. The more the merrier, please contact Greg Wilson if you can help. Dress for the weather, bring pruners, etc.



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