Month: April 2019

VISITOR CENTER HOST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT KINZUA DAM

VISITOR CENTER HOST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT KINZUA DAM

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS For Immediate Release

Kinzua Dam, 1205 Kinzua Road, Warren, PA 16365

POC: Steve Lauser

April 19, 2019

(814)726-0661

VISITOR CENTER HOST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT KINZUA DAM

If you’re concerned about our public lands and natural resources, would like to share your skills and talents with others, and like to meet and work with people, you may be interested in work opportunities under the Corps of Engineers Volunteer Program at Kinzua Dam.  All interested persons, especially retired seniors and college / high school students, are invited to apply. This opportunity is available for all ages, but parental or legal guardian consent is required for volunteers under age 18.

Several part-time volunteers will be needed to fill Visitor Center Host positions starting June 3, 2019.  These positions involve staffing the Kinzua Dam Visitor Center daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm. However, work schedules are flexible, with many part-time options available.

If you’re interested, please contact the Kinzua Dam Office at (814)726-0661, for additional information and Volunteer Application Forms.

Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup

Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup

Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup

 

The 15th Annual Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

As in previous years, we will meet at the Onoville Marina at 8 a.m. where everyone will sign-in and be given supplies (trash bags and gloves) prior to being taken to a designated spot on the reservoir.

If you’re interested in participating in one of Warren’s “extreme cleaning events” visit http://www.alleghenyrivercleanup.com to learn more and to sign-up!

Volunteers should bring:

  • Rain Gear-the cleanup will be completed rain or shine.
  • Layered Clothing-Individuals come prepared for a range of weather conditions, which can change rapidly in mid-May in northwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Food & Water-Individuals are responsible for bringing their own lunch and snacks.

We look forward to another great time this year!

2019 Fishing Season

2019 Fishing Season

2019 Fishing Season

 

Warren, Pa. (April 3, 2019) — Statewide trout fishing season opens April 13, this includes the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).

Here are some friendly reminders to ensure every visitor enjoys the Forest, recreates by the rules, and has an enjoyable fishing season.

Fishing Information

The USDA Forest Service would like to remind anglers that all rules, regulations, stocking schedules and fishing guidelines can be found on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commissions website atwww.fishandboat.com.

Camping and Fishing

Anglers, campers and visitors are reminded that, with exception to fee based campground campsites, reserving dispersed or primitive campsites along the rivers and/or waterways is strictly prohibited.

Visitors and campers must occupy their campsite the evening of establishing it and every 24-hours thereafter, unless a special use permit has been granted.

Anglers, campers and visitors are reminded that camping along the Clarion River and Millstone Roads is limited to designated sites only.

All visitors are responsible for removing all of the trash they brought with them and/or created while recreating on the Forest.

The Forest Service will be monitoring for such activities. Those found in violation of these rules can be subject to criminal charges.

Cold Water Lifejackets Rule

All persons are required by law to wear a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD or life jacket) during the cold weather months from November 1 through April 30 while underway or at anchor on boats less than 16 feet in length or any canoe or kayak.

The Allegheny (Kinzua) Reservoir (In accordance with Forest Supervisor Order 17-009)

Camping is prohibited on the shores and within 1500 feet inland from the tee line around the Allegheny Reservoir.

Camping is prohibited within 1500 feet on either side of the center line of the Allegheny Scenic Drive (includes Longhouse Scenic Drive and portions of State Routes 59, 346, and 321) and the main access roads into Jakes Rocks and Rimrock Recreation Area.

It is prohibited to go into or be upon the shoreline and area near the River-Corydon Cemetery, Elk Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania for the protection of objects and area of historical interest.

If you have any questions about recreation activities and locations on the Allegheny National Forest please call our District Ranger Offices at (Bradford) (814) 362-4613 and (Marienville) (814) 927-6628.

Information provided by The US Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest News Release

Let’s Stay in Touch!

Warren County Visitors Bureau                dave@wcvb.net
22045 Route 6
Warren, PA 16365
814-726-1222
800-624-7802

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