A 2-Week Odyssey Paddling Along New England's Longest River04:24
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A flotilla of kayakers paddle down the Connecticut River, just south of Orford, N.H., as part of a 400-mile journey from "Source to Sea." (Todd Bookman/NHPR)
A flotilla of kayakers paddle down the Connecticut River, just south of Orford, N.H., as part of a 400-mile journey from "Source to Sea." (Todd Bookman/NHPR)
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Just a few hundred yards from the Canadian border, near a remote pond in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, the Connecticut River springs to life. The longest river in New England then flows south, a 400-mile long snake of water that empties into the Long Island Sound. All this month, a group of river lovers have been paddling the length of the Connecticut to highlight its importance and beauty.

Todd Bookman (@toddbookman) from Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio caught up with them on the water.

This segment aired on July 28, 2017.

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