Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office work with residents and communities to address land use and conservation challenges and opportunities facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area. Learn more about our local approach in this interactive story map

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Week Ahead for October 5, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for October 5, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Even at this moment of heightened uncertainty after seven months of the pandemic, local government in our area continues to move along under conditions that have shifted. This week features major meetings with items ranging …
Standing the Test of Time

Standing the Test of Time

When Bob and Carroll Gilges retired in 1996 from a life filled to the brim with the adventures and demands of career, raising three daughters, travel, and many moves, they found their slice of heaven …
Week Ahead for August 3, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for August 3, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Welcome to the Week Ahead newsletter for August 3, 2020. This continuing service from the Piedmont Environmental Council is intended to help you know what’s coming up in land use in Albemarle, Charlottesville and Greene …
Walk Bike Ride: Join the Piedmont Mobility Alliance

Walk Bike Ride: Join the Piedmont Mobility Alliance

The Piedmont Environmental Council is pulling together an alliance of organizations that share a vision of a better-connected community for walking, biking and other forms of active transportation in Charlottesville and Albemarle County …
Week Ahead for July 27, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 27, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

We’re approaching the end of the seventh month of this life-changing year. It has now been four and a half months since the beginning of the pandemic. Yet the business of local and state government …
Week Ahead for July 20, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 20, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

It’s a busy week, and even as we publish this, we know there’s more to add! The hot temperatures haven’t slowed anything down when it comes to government meetings …
Week Ahead for July 13, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 13, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Our community, state and country all face an uncertain future as a series of crises continues. The pandemic is straining every aspect of society. Many continue to risk becoming infected to protect systemic racism, demanding …
Week Ahead for July 6, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

Week Ahead for July 6, 2020 (Alb/Cville/Greene)

It’s back to another full week, but Charlottesville City Council’s summer break sets the tone for a relatively quiet five days. Do you know of anything happening Thursday or Friday? How are you faring in …
Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County - June, 2020

Online Event: Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

Thank you to those of you who were able to join us for The Piedmont Environmental Council’s Zoom meeting, A Local Update for PEC Supporters in Charlottesville & Albemarle County on Tuesday, June 23, 2020! …