Rappahannock County

Rappahannock County

PEC is proud to join other local groups and interested citizens in successful efforts to protect the magnificent natural and cultural heritage of Rappahannock County. 

What's Happening In and Around Rappahannock

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The Piedmont Environmental Council's Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign helps consumers find local products while building relationships between growers, food artisans, farmers’ markets retailers, restaurants, and institutions.

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Rappahannock Landowners Protect Over 825 Acres in 2013


PEC Press Release -- Jan 22, 2014

Last year was another great year for conservation in Rappahannock. Four properties in the County, totaling over 826 acres, were protected by conservation easements in 2013.

With over 31,250 acres now in conservation easement in Rappahannock, the acreage in easement is almost equal to the amount of land in the county that is protected by Shenandoah National Park (approximately 31,856 acres).




The following articles appeared in PEC's Membership Newsletter -- The Piedmont View

Spectra Energy Gas Pipeline Suspended

If you're not on our email list, you may have missed that there was some welcome news on the proposed Spectra Energy gas pipeline, which affected Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock Counties. Read More

Letter from the President- Fall 2014 Edition

One of the important characteristics of PEC is that we are relevant. Our mission, our programs, our actions, and our words are taken seriously, both within our communities and by theoutside world. And even though PEC gets the most attention for our stances in oppositionto questionable or poorly conceived projects such as the Dominion Transmission Line projector the Charlottesville Western Bypass, the reality is that the bulk of our work is proactive and positive in nature, and it matters Read More

On the Ground

Read On the Ground updates for Albemarle, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock Counties. Read More

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There are always a ton of great conservation-themed events happening throughout the Piedmont. Whatever your interests -- local food, nature, history, getting outdoors or learning something new -- there is sure to be an interesting event on the horizon!

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PEC's Rappahannock Office
257 Gay Street, Suite C
PO Box 532
Washington, VA 22747

Carolyn Sedgwick
Clarke & Rappahannock 
Land Conservation Officer