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Resources: Links: Landscape Preservation

A growing collection of links relating to historic landscapes, gardens, farms, and open space. Your suggestions for additional links are welcome.

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
Inter-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes in all their variety, from formal gardens and public parks to rural expanses.

Arnold Arboretum
North America's oldest public arboretum and a leading centers for the study of plants.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum (Bristol)
Historic garden estate open to the public.

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
National Park Service site and archives dedicated to the founder of American landscape architecture and the nation's foremost parkmaker.

Historic Landscape Bibliography
Prepared by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, this resource includes sources of practical information, technical assistance, and general historical interest on historic landscapes.

Historic Landscape Initiative
Promotes responsible preservation practices that protect our nation's irreplaceable legacy--designed landscapes such as parks and gardens, as well as vernacular historic landscapes such as farms and industrial sites.

Project for Public Spaces
Dedicated to helping people create and sustain public places that build communities.

Rhode Island Center for Agricultural Promotion and Education (RICAPE)
Provides resources and services to farmers, gardeners, agricultural professionals, educators, chefs and business and community leaders dedicated to sustaining agriculture and education about it.

Rhode Island Geographic Information System (RIGIS)
A collective database of comprehensive geographically related information.

Trust for Public Land
Conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places.