The LJRA will not meet during the months of December and January. The next event is the yearly banquet on Jan 19th.
Annual LJRA Winter Banquet
Saturday, JANUARY 19TH, 2019. 6:30 PM cocktails, 7:00 PM dinner, at the Edgewater Inn near Alexandria.
The Little Juniata River Association will be holding its winter banquet on January 19th, 2019, for all LJRA members and their guests. The banquet will afford an excellent chance to meet fellow “j” lovers and to make connections for spring fishing and boating.
We will also present the 2nd Annual “Friend of the River Award”. The recipient will be the organization or individual determined by the LJRA Directors to have contributed the most to protecting or improving the Little Juniata River.
If you are a former member or a friend of the LJRA who would like to become a member, you can still attend the banquet by paying your dues before January 9th.
Cost: 35.00 per person. Seating is limited to 64. Send pre- payment for banquet tickets to: Little Juniata River Association, 326 Hobbit Hollow Road, Altoona, Pa. 16601, Contact: email@example.com
Note: This event is not a fund raiser. It is provided at cost and the LJRA is paying for tax and gratuity. However donations to the LJRA, a 501 c 3 non-profit,organization are welcome at any time.
The next meeting will be Thursday November 8th at 7PM. We will meet at the Edgewater Inn in Alexandria. Guest speaker Diane Thomas, Watershed Manager for Blair Co. Conservation District, will give us an update on her organization’s activities. All are welcome. Come early for dinner or stay afterwards for drinks and discussions.
Limited prints of the Little J available
Jesse Hyde, a member and accomplished artist, painted this scene of the J looking upstream towards the Spruce Creek Bridge. Spruce Creek church can be seen in the background. Jesse generously allowed the LJRA to produce limited edition prints (100) of his painting. The 16 x 24 prints are signed by the artist. The LJRA is selling the mounted and wrapped prints to members for 150.00. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The next meeting will be Thursday October 11th at 7PM. We will meet at the Edgewater Inn in Alexandria. All are welcome. Come early for dinner or stay afterwards for drinks and discussions.
The September meeting will be held Thursday Sept 13th at 7PM at the Edgewater Inn. Topics include update on access to closed sections, progress on the Tipton ramp project and Dennis Johnson will give presentation on the trout telemetry study. The directors will present the Association’s goals for 2019.Hope to see you there. All meetings are open to the public.
The August meeting will be held Thursday Aug 9th at 7PM at the Edgewater Inn. Topics include a recap of the clean up that was held Saturday July 21st, update on access to closed sections, the future Tipton ramp project and updates on the trout telemetry study. Hope to see you there. All meetings are open to the public.
2018 River Bank Clean-up
Saturday, July 21st, 9:00 am to noon
This is a make-up date for the April 7th clean up that was cancelled due to snow.
Meet at the Spruce Creek United Methodist Church parking lot at 8:30AM. Groups (church, office, clubs, etc.) are welcome. We will clean-up river banks and parking areas from Altoona to Barree. All bags, gloves and vests furnished. More people with waders are needed.
The July meeting will be held Thursday July 12th at 7PM at the Edgewater Inn. Topics include a recap of the Kelso Run project and the re-scheduled river bank clean up to be held Saturday July 21st. Denny Johnson will update us on Juniata College’s projects in the watershed. Hope to see you there. All meetings are open to the public.
Kelso run project restoration project
The LJRA will be participating in a stream bank restoration project on Kelso Run, a wild brook trout tributary to Bells Gap Run from wednesday June 27th thru Saturday June 30th. Volunteers are needed. Please email email@example.com more information.