Bucket Brigade, 9th Annual - June 11, 2016
9th Bucket Brigade – The Hand Placement of Tons of Limestone Sands in the Headwaters of the Middle Fork of Williams River - Monongahela National Forest
Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited, other WV TU chapters and numerous WalMart volunteers from across West Virginia
Date: June 11, 2016
Meeting Place: Meet at 9:00 AM in the parking lot at the Cranberry Mountain Visitors Center (Nature Center). The Nature Center is located on Rt. 39 at the junction with the Highland Scenic Highway.
Work Site: The work site is located on the Highland Scenic Highway. If you should arrive after 9:00 AM, drive out the Scenic Highway until you spot the work crew.
What To Bring: Work gloves. Expect to get wet and dirty, so wear appropriate clothing. The trail is usually wet and muddy so wear your mud shoes.
Safety: Be careful at all times and do not try to exceed your normal capabilities. The buckets will usually contain 25 to 35 pounds of sand. Always watch out for traffic when you are near the Highland Scenic Highway.
Food: Drinks, a mid-morning snack and lunch will be provided.
If you have questions regarding contact Jeff Nelsen 304-768-3933h / 304-951-2247c or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn to Fly Fish, Tie Flies or Build a Fishing Rod!
The 2015 class schedule is here! (email ENCTUClasses@gmail.com)
Fly Tying - January 29, 6:30 - 8:30 PM (6 weeks)
Beginning Rod Building - January 29, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (7 weeks)
Intermediate Fly Fishing - January 29, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (4 weeks, some fly fishing experience required)
Intermediate Rod Building - March 19, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (5 weeks; must have built one or more fishing rods)
Wilderness Fishing in WV - March 19, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (4 weeks)
Introduction to Fly Fishing - April 6 & April 9; April 13 & April 16 (two night per week for 2 weeks)
**Note - Fly fishing and fly tying classes also will be presented in Hurricane April 20th!
Classes are conducted at the Elk Elementary Center, Rt 119 N, 1.5 miles from I-79, Mink Shoals exit. All classes are open to the public. Classes are conducted by the Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited in conjunction with the Kanawha County Schools Community Education Program. Hurricane classes are an ENCTU activity. Minimum age: 14 years old or 12 if their parent or relative takes the course too.
*The registration fee is $30 for all classes and some classes have supplies & materials fees.
To register or for more information,