Clarke County

Clarke County has a time-honored tradition of promoting and protecting its agricultural roots. It was one of the first counties in the nation to adopt protective zoning regulations, and continues to conserve its unique heritage.

On the Ground Updates - December 2020

On the Ground Updates – December 2020

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A series of short updates from around the PEC region - Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock ...
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Angus Beef Cows

Ovoka Farm joins Piedmont Environmental Council’s Farm to Food Bank initiative with 10,000 pound meat donation

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Ovoka Farm owner Karen Way, of Paris, is donating 10,000 pounds of locally-raised ground beef and ground pork toward The Piedmont Environmental Council’s Farm to Food Bank initiative, which is supporting food banks throughout the northern Piedmont ...
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On the Ground Updates - September 2020

On the Ground Updates – September 2020

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Read on for a series of short updates from each of PEC's nine counties ...
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Online Event: Local Update for PEC Supporters in Clarke County

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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 Clarke County on Friday, September 11, 2020! While we certainly miss seeing folks face-to-face, we hope you ...
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On the Ground – Summer 2020

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Updates from around the PEC region, organized by county. Albemarle: Comprehensive Plan Updates. Clarke: StoryMap & Upcoming Webinars. Culpeper: Land Use Update, Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain State Park Study. Fauquier: Fauquier Farm & Land Conservation, Tree Giveaway, Rezonings and ...
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The Piedmont Memorial Overlook

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The Piedmont Memorial Overlook sits on 50 acres owned by The Piedmont Environmental Council, and is part of a corridor of the Blue Ridge Mountains that is permanently protected by Sky Meadows State Park, the G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management ...
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Clarke Land Use Update – April 2, 2020

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The Clarke Board of Supervisors adopted a local emergency declaration on March 18. It is mostly to deal with the COVID-19 disaster and related impacts ...
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On the Ground – Spring 2020

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Updates from around the PEC region, organized by county. Albemarle: Morven East and City Comp Plan. Clarke: Planning & Water Quality. Culpeper: Clevengers Corner, History and the Hazel River. Fauquier: Sanctuary at Barrel Oak & Community Planning Initiatives. Greene: Streetscaping and Community ...
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A Virtual Tour of Clarke County

A Virtual Tour of Clarke County

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Clarke County is an example what can be achieved when conservation, historic preservation and responsible economic development intersect. To celebrate Clarke County and the incredible work being done there, we created a story map virtual tour to show you some ...
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On the Ground – Winter 2019

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A series of short updates from around the PEC region – Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock ...
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