Robert Eckardt of the Cleveland Foundation discusses his work in the fundraising and grant writing for the creation of National Parks in Northeast Ohio. Echardt discusses in detail the Trust for Public Land grant and the role of the Cleveland Foundation in securing land for National Parks in the recent years. The interview also discusses newer projects such as the Towpath Project and citizen awareness in land preservation.
Eckardt, Robert (interviewee)
Grindall, Karen (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Robert Eckardt Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517025.