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'The Fish Guy': Roaring Spring Man Advocates and Educates Cold-Water Stream Protection at Local Schools



St. Patrick Catholic School in Newry students (from left) Kaitlyn O'Dea, Leah Musselman, and Olivia Boston, and fifth grade teacher Will Fitzgerald, help Jerry Green of Trout Unlimited take care of the trout tank. Green helps the students raise trout for release while teaching lessons on conservation of Pennsylvania's streams.

With 86,000 miles of streams, Pennsylvania is second only to Alaska in freshwater streams. It is estimated that 18,000 miles of those streams are impaired with some level of pollution.

Jerry Green of Roaring Spring, a member of the John F. Kennedy Chapter of Trout Unlimited, works to preserve the state's cold-water streams while taking his message of conservation to area schools.

"Our mission statement is protecting, conserving, and restoring Pennsylvania's cold-water sources," Green said.

With 49 chapters and 15,000 members, Trout Unlimited has taken on the task of protecting cold-water st...

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