Tuck River clean up back for it’s 33rd year

The largest single day river clean-up in the nation kicks off Saturday morning, April 8, on the campus of Western Carolina University. The Tuck River Cleanup is an annual event that takes the Cullowhee area by storm each year. This year is the 33rd annual cleanup, and it’s expected to be nothing less than spectacular. […]

Impact of Tuck River cleanup

Western North Carolina is committed to maintaining the serene beauty that the region has to offer. This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Tuck River Cleanup, a testament to the support of the community at Western Carolina University. “The Tuck River Cleanup is our yearly rehabilitation effort to maintain the natural beauty of this […]

Spring cleaning the Tuck

Hundreds of students braved the chilly morning and cold water temperatures for the spring cleanup of the Tuckasegee River. The event is the nation’s largest single day cleanup in which estimated 600-900 students and community members participated this April 20. Students started gathering around the University Center lawn an hour before registration started to get a free t-shirt. All participants were required […]