The next meeting of the LJRA will be August 10th at the Edgewater Inn. The meeting will start at 7PM. Come early for dinner or stay afterwards to socialize with members. The agenda is below. We hope to see you there.
Site selection and installation of temperature monitoring and other gauges on the lower river
Discuss the engineer’s proposal for modifications to the paper mill dam in Tyrone to allow for fish passage up into the Bald Eagle, a tributary of the J.
Brook trout habitat improvement project project on Kelso Run . We’ll need volunteers. Scheduled for week of September 11th.
Dennis Johnson of Juniata College will update us on the 2017 brown trout behavior study.
Report on the Director’s review of the LJRA ‘s goals and projects
Greg Hoover, former Professor of Entomology, Penn State was the guest speaker at the May meeting. He presented a slide show A Flyfisher’s Entomology- Some Conversations I’ve Overheard at Fly Shops Across the US.
The next meeting of the LJRA will be Thursday April 13th at the Edgewater Inn. The meeting will start at 7PM. Come early for dinner or stay afterwards to socialize with members. The agenda is below. We hope to see you there.
Final Presentation of results for the 2015-2016 Trout Behavior study- Denny Johnson, Uma Ramakrishnan, Juniata College.
Temperature and other gauges for the lower river – site selected
Fish passage around paper mill dam update
Kelso Run Brook trout habitat improvement project. We’ll need volunteers
The LJRA will meet March 9th 7 PM at the Edgewater Inn. The meeting will be devoted to organizing our annual river bank clean-up to be held on Saturday, April 8th . Group leaders and those interested should attend.
LJRA met Feb. 9th at the Edgewater Inn. Huntingdon County Watershed Specialist, Stacia-Fe Gillen, gave a presentation on Huntingdon County Conservation District’s (HCCD) plans and projects for the Little J watershed. LJRA and HCCD are combining resources to create a complete set of water quality measurements on the Little J near Green Hills Campground.
The Annual Little Juniata River Association Members Banquet was held Friday, January 13th at the Edgewater Inn and Riverside Grill. Approximately 50 people attended. The LJRA banquet is not a fund raiser, just a chance for our fellow “j” lovers to get acquainted at a great place. We thank the Edgewater Inn for their hospitality and great service. Consider joining us next year!
The LJRA will meet Thursday December 8th at 7PM at the Edgewater Inn. The agenda will include updates on a joint venture been the LJRA and AE paper Co in Tyrone to explore the feasibility of modifying the paper mill dam to allow fish passage from the J up into the Little Bald Eagle , continuation of the trout telemetry study in 2017, status of the Little Bald Eagle Creek and the identification of 4.6 miles of Class water in the upper J. Hope to see you there.
The November meeting will be held on Thursday Nov 10th at 7PM at the Edgewater Inn. Come early or stay afterwards for dinner and drinks with your fellow members. Progress on and amendment of our future goals will be discussed. Our guest speaker will be Matt Shank of the Susquehanna River Basin Commission. Matt will present recent research on invasive species in the waters of Pennsylvania. Our streams are threatened with Didymo, mud snails, hydrilla, rusty crayfish and others.