Priority Levels
HIGH - correct within a year
Focus:  Public safety; structural and landscape stability; protection of significant features
  • Remove litter, debris, graffiti
  • Remove weeds, ivy, volunteer trees, fallen trees
  • Prune overgrown bushes, plants
  • Refill sink holes, depressions, eroded areas, drainage
  • Repair primary roads and paths
  • Secure fencing, gates, steps
  • Secure mausoleums, crypts, box markers to prevent entry by people or animals
  • Label and remove pieces of broken markers for later repairs
  • Install lighting against vandalism 

Tree grown around fence.
Tree grown around fence.

Volunteers clean and repair cradle grave.
Volunteers clean and repair cradle grave.

Tree with headstone embedded in trunk.
Tree with headstone embedded in trunk.

Wall and markers damaged by fallen branch.
Wall and markers damaged by fallen branch.

 

MEDIUM - correct within five years

Focus:  Security issues; repairs to prevent accelerated deterioration; repairs to enhance appearance, accessibility, or circulation; interpretation begins  
  • Lawn and planting rehabilitation

  • Cyclical tree pruning

  • Repair secondary roads and paths

  • Building repairs or rehabilitation

  • Resetting or repinning critical fallen grave markers

Cradle grave in need of repair.
Cradle grave in need of repair.
Monument toppled by fallen tree.
Monument toppled by fallen tree.
Finial threathened by growing tree branches.
Finial threathened by growing tree branches.
Finial collapses over from tree branch.
Finial collapses over from tree branch.
 

LOW - delay up to five years
Focus:   Cosmetic repairs or additions to the landscape or buildings; repairs or cleaning of critical monuments; reopen tertiary roads or paths; signage and advanced interpretation
  •  Restore or replace missing elements of the landscape or cemetery features

  • Repair critical broken monuments, mausoleums, or walls

  • Continue to improve interpretation with brochure, map, web site
Address cosmetic wall maintenance
Address cosmetic wall maintenance
Cosmetic fence repair and maintenance
Cosmetic fence repair and maintenance
Sinage for awareness, marketing and interpretation
Sinage for awareness, marketing and interpretation
Public tour groups
Public tour groups