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Volunteers collect trash to keep Connecticut River cleaner

Connecticut River Conservancy
Volunteers remove a tire from the Connecticut River.

Peak weekend for annual Source to Sea Cleanup

Thousands of volunteers are picking up trash along the 410-mile length of the Connecticut River and its tributaries.

The Connecticut River Conservancy’s 26th annual Source to Sea cleanup is happening this month in four states.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with CRC Executive Director Andrew Fisk.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.