Worth Saving (S1, Ep 6)


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Our waterways are one of our most precious shared resources. But in some places, we risk losing them to pollution, climate change, or overuse. In this episode, we hear from folks around the country talk about why their local waterways matter and why they believe in protecting them.

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Stories used in this episode:

Violet Spolarich on fighting pipelines and protecting water in her rural community

Climate Change at the White Earth Reservation

The Singing River Has the Blues

Why Are There So Many Weeds

Grandpa Bill's Big Lake Mistake

Visit the Museum on Main Street website's story portal to share your own water story!

Explore the Women Mind the Water project.

Thanks to our storytelling partners at the Peale Center! Visit their website, The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture.

This episode was produced for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service by Better Lemon Creative Audio. Produced, written, narrated, and edited by Hannah Hethmon.

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