Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with Robert Whiting
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Whiting is a native of Lone Pine, California. He received his BA and his MA in fishery biology from the California State University at Humboldt. He is a 1985 graduate of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Planning Associates Program. At the time of the interview he was a supervisory biologist in the St. Paul District Army Corps of Engineers environmental resources branch. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Changes in the Army Corps of Engineers; overall plans for the Mississippi River; how they integrate the various plans; maintaining/responsibility for habitat; private exclusive use; issues with shoreline management plan; private boat usage; changes in water control; goal of water control; the Corps public image; and focus on projects for the Corps such as dredging and Weaver Bottoms.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Whiting, Robert
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/23/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 58
Accession Number AV1988.99.30
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'

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