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Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, 5:30 PM
Location: PEC's Warrenton Office, 45 Horner Street, Warrenton, Virginia
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Learning how to write an effective agricultural lease is a critical step in developing a good relationship between a farmer and a landowner. Join PEC for an evening with Mark Botkin, local Virginia attorney, to discuss how to write a lease: from types of leases, determining rental rates, common lease provisions to lease termination.


Thursday, May 10th, 2018, 6:00 PM
Location: Cascades Library, Whitfield Place 21030, Potomac Falls, Virginia

Small lots are a big deal. The vast majority of landowners in Virginia own less than 10 acres. By enhancing wooded areas or creating natural areas on your lot, you can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife and improved water quality and the air you breathe. Owners of even just a few acres can make a positive difference in their environment through planning and implementing simple stewardship practices learned at this workshop.


Thursday, May 10th, 2018, 6:00 PM
Location: Jack's Shop Kitchen, Spotswood Trail 14843, Ruckersville, Virginia
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There are a wide variety of land management and land conservation programs available to farm and forest landowners in Virginia. It can often be overwhelming trying to learn which programs and funding sources might work best for you and your particular property.


Thursday, May 10th, 2018, 6:30 PM
Location: The V Social Eatery & Brew House, 44630 Waxpool Road , Ashburn, Virginia

Join us for an information session at V Social Eatery & Brew House in Ashburn on Thursday, May 10, to learn more about local and renewable, solar power! Chat with our 2018 Solarize Piedmont installers, as well as local residents who have gone solar. Hear about the options, permitting, financing, net metering, the cost, the savings, etc. There will be a short presentation between 7:00-7:30pm.


Saturday, May 12th, 2018, 9:00 AM
Location: Rust Library, Old Waterford Road Northwest 380, Leesburg, Virginia

Small lots are a big deal. The vast majority of landowners in Virginia own less than 10 acres. By enhancing wooded areas or creating natural areas on your lot, you can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife and improved water quality and the air you breathe. Owners of even just a few acres can make a positive difference in their environment through planning and implementing simple stewardship practices learned at this workshop.


Saturday, May 12th, 2018, 10:00 AM
Location: Warrenton Visitors Center, 33 North Calhoun Street , Warrenton, Virginia

Andrea Burke with the Department of Historic Resources will visit Fauquier County on May 12 to speak about how property owners can take advantage of State and Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits, incentives that provide demonstrable economic benefits for localities. This event also includes discussion regarding stucco repair and a walking tour of historic stuccoed homes in Warrenton.


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018, 1:00 PM
Location: Fauquier Education Farm, 8428 Meetze Road , Warrenton, Virginia

Please join the Fauquier Education Farm for a workshop on No Till Vegetable Production. There will be speakers from the Va. Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the John Marshall and Prince William Soil and Water Conservation Services, all there to discuss the importance of conservation tillage for your long term soil health. 


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018, 5:30 PM
Location: Waterford Old School, Fairfax Street 40222, Waterford, Virginia
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There are a variety of land management and land conservation programs available to farm and forest landowners in Loudoun County, and more generally, in Virginia. Join PEC and our conservation partners for a free dinner and learn about these federal, state, and local programs. Also, hear a review of conservation successes and challenges in the Catoctin Creek watershed.


Monday, May 21st, 2018, 6:00 PM
Location: Old Bust Head Brewery in Vint Hill, 7134 Lineweaver Road , Warrenton, Virginia

Start the week off right with an information session at Old Bust Head Brewing Company on Monday, May 21, to learn more about local and renewable, solar power! Chat with contractors and energy experts, as well as local residents who have gone solar. Hear about the options, permitting, financing, net metering, the cost, the savings, etc. There will be a short presentation between 6:30-7:00pm.


Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, 5:30 PM
Location: Hill School, Middleburg, Virginia
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The Goose Creek watershed represents a national model for land conservation. Join Mike Kane, of the Piedmont Environmental Council, and Tom Turner, of the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District, for a free dinner and review of conservation successes and challenges in the watershed, including an overview of conservation programs that are available to assist landowners.


Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, 6:30 PM
Location: 520 2nd Street Southeast , Charlottesville, Virginia

Join us for an information session at Three Notch'd Craft Kitchen & Brewery on Tuesday, May 22, to learn more about local and renewable, solar power! Chat with our 2018 Solarize Piedmont installers, as well as local residents who have gone solar. Hear about the options, permitting, financing, net metering, the cost, the savings, etc. There will be a short presentation between 7:00-7:30pm.


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