The Piedmont View

Spring 2016 Piedmont View

The 2016 spring edition of the Piedmont View features a General Assembly update, news on our prescribed burn and restoration at Gilbert's Corner, the conservation numbers for 2015 and more! You can read individual articles online or view a PDF for the entire issue.

In February, I faced a new challenge—explaining the mission and programs of PEC to millennials. I was asked to give a guest lecture to an audience of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania, which included my daughter Caroline, a freshman...

Update of the 2016 General Assembly

Each winter, one hundred state delegates and forty state senators convene for the Virginia General Assembly, in either a 45-day “short session” or a 60-day “long session.” This year—it was a long session.

We’re continuing our efforts to increase the habitat available to the eastern brook trout and other fish species with two pilot culvert removal projects...

Waterloo Bridge still awaits repair

Updates from our field offices around the Piedmont...

PEC's 141 acre property near Gilbert's Corner

PEC is heating things up. We are conducting a controlled burn, also known as a prescribed burn, on approximately 20 acres of our property near the intersection of Route 50 and Route 15 in Loudoun County.

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners of our 2015 School and Community Garden Awards! The competition recognizes gardens that celebrate the relationship between nature, food and community.

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