Managing Landscapes for Historic Character recognizes that landscapes change over time, introduces the concept of historic character and encourages the use of this knowledge to retain and preserve historic character. Participants will be able to:
- Identify what character means in cultural landscapes.
- Understand that character can change over time and identify reasons why.
- Explain the role of preservation maintenance staff in perpetuating historic character.
- Define landscape feature and identify different types of features .
- Explain how some features contribute to the character of a landscape.
- Identify how to maintain features to support historic character.
- Define historic fabric and how historic fabric can impact preservation management decisions (e.g. when retaining historic fabric is more important than overall site character).