Annual Banquet for Conservation

With just a little over two weeks until the chapter’s Annual Banquet for Conservation, our biggest fundraising year is coming together nicely.  We have a full schedule of vendors set (including Fly2Frame, Orvis, Nomad Anglers, J Thomas Jewelry and Jim Page), Michigan’s own Jerry Regan tying flies during the event, a great display on our chapter’s Salmon in the Classroom programs brought to you by one of our S.I.C. teachers and (of course) plenty of raffle items that everyone will be excited to win.

To get your tickets and help support the great work our chapter does every year visit our Banquet Page to get your tickets for this outstanding event before we are sold out.

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February General Membership Meeting

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015 the Clinton Valley Chapter will host our annual February General Membership Meeting at Camp Ticonderoga on Rochester Road just south of Square Lake Road.  The meeting will start at 7:00PM and end at 9:00PM.  As always, we encourage our members and guests to come early and order dinner from the outstanding Camp Ticonderoga menu.

Our speaker for the evening will be our new Trout Unlimited National staff member, Jeremy Geist.  Many of you know Jeremy from his time with the Clinton River Watershed Council, however, you may not have known that he is now TU’s new Great Lakes Restoration Project Manager.  Jeremy will be giving a brief overview of his new position and the benefits of having a TU staff member based right here in Michigan.

We will also have a presentation from our CVTU Conservation Chairman, Mark Johnston, on the upcoming 2015 chapter conservation projects and what volunteer opportunities are available for those willing to get their hands a bit dirty this season.

Don’t forget that this is the last chapter meeting to take advantage of the early bird pricing on your 2015 CVTU Banquet for Conservation tickets.

So come out and join us for a great night at Camp Ticonderoga!

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CVTU Volunteer Opportunities

It’s Expo season once again!  Local fly fishermen and women are saving their pennies in hopes of finding a great deal at the 2015 Midwest Fly Fishing Expo.

The Clinton Valley Chapter will once again have a booth at the expo to promote our chapter’s conservation projects, educational programs and fundraising efforts.  Volunteers are needed to man our booth for the weekend.  Several time slots are still available for volunteers to help the chapter promote our programs.

As a chapter, we also have volunteer opportunities at Bass Pro Shop’s annual Spring Classic event and at the first ever Fly Fishing Swap Meet held at the Birch Run Expo Center.

For more information on these great volunteer opportunities and other ways you can help promote our chapter please visit our Volunteer Sign-Up Page.

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