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.

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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

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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Long Branch Historic Farm in Clarke County. Photo by Hugh Kenny.   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 ...
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On the Ground - Winter 2019

On the Ground – Winter 2019

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Updates from the around the PEC region, organized by county. Albemarle: New parkland. Clarke: Fall Supper & Powhatan Water Quality Curriculum. Culpeper: Utility-Scale Solar & Clevengers Village. Fauquier: Sanctuary at Barrel Oak, solar proposal near Bealeton, & a bus tour of Southern Fauquier ...
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