The following articles appeared in PEC's Membership Newsletter -- The Piedmont View
Learn more about the history, ecology, and beauty of the Shenandoah by watching "Shenandoah: Voices of the River", a 52-minute documentary produced by the Downstream Project.
The Downstream Project is a non-profit organization founded to inspire individuals and groups to initiate solutions to ecological issues that threaten their communities. Their mission is to "promote natural resource conservation by stimulating awareness, action and alliances through visual arts and technology."
Goose Creek is a state-designated Scenic River whose watershed in Loudoun and Fauquier counties is a rich and varied landscape of rolling countryside with farms, forests and historic sites. Soils well suited to agriculture and a network of fresh spring water and streams have made this some of the most productive farming country in the United States. Goose Creek also provides drinking water to our neighbors in the City of Fairfax and the rapidly growing suburbs of Loudoun County.
The Cedar Run watershed incorporates a substantial portion of Fauquier County and central Prince William County. The watershed comprises nearly one-quarter of the total land area of Fauquier County and has historically supported agriculture in the form of family farms. The watershed possesses many elements valuable to conservation
The following articles were posted by Loudoun's Clean Stream Coalition