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Toiling Down the River

river2.jpgriver1.jpgFourteen freshmen and a professor from Appalachian State University hauled in 68 tires Sept. 23 during the annual New River Big Sweep River Cleanup sponsored by the National Committee for the New River and New River State Park. The students are part of an outdoor living group learning community and enrolled together in a freshman seminar and an introduction to recreation and leisure course. Canoes and shuttle were provided by Riverside Canoe and Tube Rentals. (Photos courtesy of Appalachian professor Wayne Williams)