Brenda’s work at QEA focuses on the preservation and rehabilitation of historic landscapes, particularly public sites. She facilitates a collaborative approach to the planning and management of cultural landscapes, a process that educates stakeholders about the significance of historic landscapes and integrates multiple viewpoints. Her design solutions integrate natural and cultural elements of sites to develop environments that are engaging and inspirational. Brenda’s approach is exemplified at Keweenaw National Historic Site, where two Cultural Landscape Reports are guiding preservation of the resources and rehabilitation of the landscape to enhance interpretation of the historic copper mining resources of the Park.
- University of Wisconsin, Madison, Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture, 1995
- University of Kentucky, B.S. in Landscape Architecture, 1988
- American Society of Landscape Architects
- Alliance for Historic Preservation, President
- Taliesin Preservation Inc, Board of Trustees
- Friends of Lake View Hill Park, Board of Directors