Land Conservation

Conserving and Managing Your Land

PEC has helped landowners permanently protect nearly 370,000 acres of rural or natural land. Conservation Easements help ensure that the Virginia Piedmont is always characterized by its open spaces, healthy environment, and cultural resources.

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The Downtown Mall features a full range of appetizing options, including more than 30 restaurants. Here are just a few of the many choices:


Be sure to check out the Belmont neighborhood, a few minutes away from the Downtown Mall



Arts and Entertainment

Charlottesville Pavillion features outdoor concerts from the spring through fall
Jefferson Theater regularly hosts a variety of musical groups from different genres.
Paramount Theater features a range of speakers, comedians and theatrical performances
The University of Virginia Art Museum
Second Street Gallery is a non-profit art space on the downtown mall
Tour the University of Virginia's Campus and Rotunda
King Family Vineyards
Keswick Vineyards
Blenheim Vineyards

Conservation Questions?

Our Land Conservation Staff work throughout the Piedmont.

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Free Easement Packet

Important information about conservation easements -- including a sample PEC Easement and guidelines on how to proceed with donating a easement.

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