Fauquier County

PEC works to help citizens in Fauquier build better communities and protect cherished resources–scenic views, working farms, historic heritage, clean water, and healthy air. 

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Fauquier Land Use Update – June 2, 2020

As we enter the month of June our communities have entered Phase 1 of reopening. Much is still closed but much has also opened up in a limited way. The Town of Warrenton has implemented …
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Fauquier Land Use Update – May 4, 2020

As we enter the month of May our communities remain under orders to maintain social distancing. Fauquier County has adopted a significantly reduced budget and is implementing a new public hearing format which allows for …
Earth Day Tree Giveaway

Earth Day Tree Giveaway

The Piedmont Environmental Council partnered up with Friends of the Rappahannock to give away free trees to Fauquier County residents in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! …
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2020 Bluebell Walk Video

It’s bluebell season, and this weekend would have been our annual Bluebell Walk on Cedar Run. Since we couldn’t gather together in person, Margrete and Mike Stevens, who host the event at their farm in …
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Fauquier Land Use Update – April 3, 2020

As I wrote last week, the Covid-19 pandemic is upending a lot, but our local governments are continuing to function and provide the vital services we depend on. One way Fauquier County has stepped up …

The Piedmont Memorial Overlook

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 …
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Fauquier Land Use Update – March 25, 2020

The COVID 19 pandemic and social distancing required may have turned our world upside down, but it has not completely stopped. Here at PEC, we are working remotely and continue to try and provide you …
On the Ground - Spring 2020

On the Ground – Spring 2020

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 …
Bills Related to Safety on Rt 17

Bills Related to Safety on Rt 17

The 2020 General Assembly is in full swing and Senator Jill Vogel and Delegate Michael J. Webert have several bills submitted regarding the safety of Rt. 17. Constituents have long had concerns about speeding on Rt. 17 between Warrenton …
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On the Ground - Winter 2019

On the Ground – Winter 2019

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