Culpeper County

From the Rappahannock to the Rapidan, PEC works to protect Culpeper’s rural character, environment and historic resources.

Virginia goes all in on data centers: At what cost?

Virginia goes all in on data centers: At what cost?

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Send a letter in support of SB 1078 and Senate Joint Resolution 240 ...
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Culpeper County Planning Commission rejects Maroon Solar LLC for a third time

Culpeper County Planning Commission rejects Maroon Solar LLC for a third time

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This application will go to the Board of Supervisors with the recommendation of denial from the Planning Commission. We do not know when the Board will review the application, although it may be as early as February ...
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Critical Hearing About the Brandy Station Technology Zone

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The Brandy Station Technology Zone is an outdated tax incentive that encourages industrial development such as data centers in Brandy Station, a small community that has significant agricultural and historic resources and lacks the infrastructure to support such industry ...
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Achieving Conservation Wins Together

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As our 50th anniversary year comes to a close, we are taking stock in the effects of our collective efforts over the last half century toward meaningful conservation and better communities in Virginia’s Piedmont. We are ever grateful to our ...
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Man paddles a canoe on the Rappahannock River

Video: Expanding Access to the Rappahannock River

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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 ...
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On the Ground Updates - December 2022

On the Ground Updates – December 2022

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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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2022 Highlights

2022 Highlights

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Learn about our efforts to expand conservation and restoration efforts, empower local communities, invest in public access, and connect consumers to local farms in 2022 ...
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2022 Photo Contest Winners

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Here are our 2022 photo contest winners! Take a look at these incredible images from around the Virginia Piedmont ...
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Help choose our photo contest winners

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Here are the 2022 PEC Photo Contest finalists. Take a look and vote for your favorites now! ...
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Draft Culpeper Comprehensive Plan puts industry before county residents

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On October 19, the Culpeper County Planning Commission is hosting a special session to discuss the second draft, and will likely recommend its approval before sending it to the Board of Supervisors ...
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