It was another year and another successful Tuck River Cleanup, considered to be the largest single-day volunteer event to remove trash and restore a waterway in the nation. Held Saturday, April 8, by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, 581 registered participants took part in efforts along nearly 30 miles of the Tuckaseigee River in Jackson County.
The 33rd annual Tuck River Cleanup, hosted by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, will be held Saturday, April 8, and organizers are seeking additional volunteers willing to get dirty to keep things clean.
What has become the nation’s largest single-day effort to remove trash from a river, the 32nd annual Tuck River Cleanup, hosted by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, will be Saturday, April 16.
For a quarter of a century students, faculty and staff at Western Carolina University and residents of the surrounding community have come together once a year to clean up one of Jackson County’s natural treasures – the Tuckaseigee River.