Orange County

PEC’s Orange County office supports our land use and land conservation activities in the county. PEC is dedicated to promoting healthy communities and the preservation of Orange’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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aerial photo of orange county where wilderness crossing is proposed

Wilderness Crossing: Breadth of Rezoning and FOIA Results Prompt New Concerns

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We want to highlight how ridiculously broad this proposed rezoning would be and share some important information gathered through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request PEC submitted to Orange County ...
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aerial photo of orange county where wilderness crossing is proposed

Wilderness Crossing: An In-Depth Look

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Wilderness Crossing is a huge development proposal on a site with known, unmitigated hazards, and located at the gateway to a historic Civil War battlefield ...
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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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Connecting People and Place in a Built Environment

Connecting People and Place in a Built Environment

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Through the Town to Trail initiative over the past few years, Gordonsville has doubled its public open space and multiplied everyone’s contributions, large and small ...
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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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Town to Trail in Gordonsville

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An effort by friends, neighbors, local businesses, and PEC to create an expanded park network in the Town of Gordonsville ...
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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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sunset over a reservoir surrounded by autumn forests, green pastures and rolling mountains

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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Wilderness Crossing Town Hall Recap and Next Steps

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It was great seeing so many folks at our Wilderness Crossing town hall late last month in Locust Grove. Below you can find a recap with some of the key takeaways from the event and an update on where things ...
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