Conference Online Materials

A variety of materials were available at the conference; some of these materials are available online. Click on the links below to view the materials.

The Secretary of the Interiors Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes
...provide guidance to landscape owners, managers, landscape architects, preservation planners, architects, contractors and project reviewers who are planning and implementing project work.

Making Educated Decisions

A publication of the Historic Landscape Initiative of the National Park Service. This edition has been revised to assist the user in obtaining practical guidance to make informed decisions when researching, planning, managing, interpreting, and undertaking project work for any cultural landscape resource.

Caring for the Past; Sale Publications Catalog

Another publication of the Historic Landscape Initiative of the National Park Service. Includes information on a number of publications and how to order them. You can order your own copy of the Secretary of Interior Standards and Guidelines, a reference book that all of our conference experts agreed is an essential resource.

Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series

The goal of the SULIS is to provide sustainable landscape information to the public and to the horticulture/landscape industry. By utilizing SULIS concepts, homeowners, business owners and related industry personnel will be able to create outdoor spaces that are functional, maintainable, environmentally sound, cost effective and aesthetically pleasing.

Tough Trees and Shrubs for Tough Sites

An article by our featured speaker, Gary Johnson

Minimizing De-Icing Salt Injury to Trees

The title says it all...

Information on our keynote and featured speakers:

Mary Hughes, FASLA, University Landscape Architect for the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville. Mary described historic landscape preservation at UVA, which has just completed a landscape master plan. Designed by Thomas Jefferson, the core of UVA is a World Heritage Site. Mary also offered a national perspective on historic campus issues.

Gary R. Johnson, PhD, Professor of Urban and Community Forestry at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. A popular extension educator and arborist, Gary discussed the management of irreplaceable trees and other plant materials on historic campuses. He also lead an outdoor session.