Preparations for the 2023 season are well underway at the Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows! We can’t wait to have volunteers back out in the wake of Spring and to start planting.
Below, please find videos made or hosted by The Piedmont Environmental Council.
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Video: Expanding Access to the Rappahannock River
PEC has been working with partners to make public access to the Rappahannock a reality for all who want to share in its bounty. In the past two years alone, three new boat launches have opened in Fauquier County, making it easier to put canoe or kayak in the water, take a swim, fish, or just sit and enjoy the beautiful river flowing by!
Video: Cover Crops with John Marshall Soil and Water
We partnered with John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District to produce this video about their cover crop cost-share program.
Webinar: Climate Change: What does it mean for Albemarle County?
Wondering what we can expect for climate impacts in Albemarle County? The Cville100 Climate Coalition held a virtual presentation on August 23, 2022 to hear an overview of the recently released Albemarle County Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment.
Terry Tempest Williams at PEC’s Annual Meeting (Highlights)
It was a tremendous honor to host author Terry Tempest Williams at our annual meeting in May. The event, a celebration of PEC’s 50th anniversary, was held at the beautiful Mistwood property in Orange County. A special shout out to Sheldon and Rita Clark for graciously hosting us!
Kestrel Banding with October Greenfield
PEC’s October Greenfield has been busy banding American Kestrels across our region to help track the movement and reproductive patterns of these beautiful falcons.
Albemarle Climate Action Videos
The following video interviews with local residents and experts will introduce you to the #ClimateConversation happening in Albemarle and arm you with the knowledge you need to take action in your community.
Earth Day Tree Planting at the Volgenau Property
Last week, with the help of 56 volunteers, we planted 550 trees along the banks of Thumb Run on the Volgenau property in Fauquier County.
Webinar: The State of Philanthropy Quarterly Keynote
PEC’s first Quarterly Keynote of 2022 on Monday, April 4 featured a discussion on the response of philanthropic organizations during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prescribed Burn at the Piedmont Memorial Overlook (03/04/2022)
As part of our habitat management efforts at the Piedmont Memorial Overlook near Sky Meadows State Park, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) conducted a prescribed burn on four acres of our native warm-season grass meadow.