The curriculum is presented as a web-based education program that provides participants with an opportunity to develop essential knowledge required for understanding the concepts, principles, and techniques of historic landscape preservation maintenance. This knowledge is critical to ensure that authentic character and important features of historic landscapes are preserved successfully over time. The educational framework focuses on integrating preservation practice with traditional grounds management techniques to effectively care for landscapes using methods that retain historic landscape qualities while minimizing change, deterioration, and loss of resources.
Unit I: Preservation Concepts & Standards
Unit II: Preservation Maintenance Planning
Unit III: Preservation Maintenance Practice
Unit IV: Areas of Specialization