Loudoun County

PEC stands with citizens to build excellent communities, relieve taxes and traffic, and protect open space in Loudoun. We work to maintain a balance between the towns and villages, the suburbs, and the country so residents can enjoy all the places that make Loudoun unique.

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Return of the Grassland Birds

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The new Virginia (formerly Piedmont) Grassland Bird Initiative (VGBI) is showing promising signs of returning those birds to the Virginia landscape. With grant funding, the program pays farmers to adopt bird-friendly best management practices ...
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Along the Route 50 Corridor

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The beauty of the Route 50 corridor is not an accident. It has taken multi-generational involvement in local decision-making to plan for and preserve this historic east-west passage. PEC has played a part in that by working with communities and ...
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PEC and the Aldie Assemblage – An Incredible Conservation Opportunity

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For some time, The Aldie Assemblage property has been under threat of development or uses inconsistent with preserving the historic character and integrity of the surrounding village. In December 2021, recognizing the need for a conservation solution, PEC submitted an ...
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Old Carolina Road Trail

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The Old Carolina Road Trail at Roundabout Meadows is a half-mile long public trail in Aldie, Loudoun County, VA. In 2021, PEC opened the trail in partnership with NOVA Parks, Fauquier and Loudoun Garden Club and the Mount Zion Cemetery ...
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PEC Comments on Loudoun’s draft Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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On August 30, PEC submitted comments to the Loudoun County Planning Commission at its first public hearing regarding the draft Zoning Ordinance Rewrite ...
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On the Ground Updates – September 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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PEC Accepting Annual Photo Contest Submissions Through Sept. 30

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Now through September 30, professional and amateur photographers alike are invited to submit their best images of the beautiful Virginia Piedmont in The Piedmont Environmental Council’s 11th Annual Photo Contest. All image submissions must be taken within Albemarle, Clarke, Culpeper, ...
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County seeks public input on latest draft Zoning Ordinance

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A new draft of Loudoun's Zoning Ordinance is ready for public review ...
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Community Farm Coordinator

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PEC is seeking to hire a Community Farm Coordinator to manage the full farm operation and develop a strong volunteer program at its Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows in Aldie, Virginia ...
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Proposed Cell Tower at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park

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A private development company has submitted plans to construct a 150’ cell tower at Mickie Gordon Memorial Park along Route 50, in between Middleburg and the historic village of Aldie, on property owned by the Loudoun County Public Schools ...
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