Abstract

This is a 2005 interview of Victoria Mills, Executive Director of the Doan Brook Watershed Partnership, whose offices are at the Shaker Heights Nature Center. Ms. Mills talks about the importance of protecting watershed in the course of city planning, and discusses the unique history of the Doan Brook watershed. She describes what industrialization did to the watershed; the environmental challenges that were presented; and the efforts of community-minded people and government to restorate the watershed. She stated that preservation of watersheds is of great cultural importances to communities.

Creator

Mills, Victoria (interviewee)

Creator

Tekien, Catherine (interviewer)

Project

History 400

Date

11-8-2005

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

64 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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