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.

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Award-Winning Farmer Protects Farmland for Future Generations

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This past summer, in an effort to preserve the prime farmland and help ensure continued operations, the Nixons chose to permanently protect 382 acres of their land through a conservation easement with the Piedmont Environmental Council, Culpeper Soil and Water ...
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Neighborly Effort to Protect the Piedmont

Neighborly Effort to Protect the Piedmont

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"This beautiful and agricultural open land was here before we purchased Waverley and it’s my hopeful intention that it will look the same as it does today long after I’m gone,” remarked Charlotte Tieken, Somerset resident and owner of Waverley ...
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On the Ground -- Spring 2018 Update

On the Ground — Spring 2018 Update

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Updates from the around the PEC region, organized by county. Albemarle: Biscuit Run and courthouse relocation updates. Clarke: County updates and ordinances. Culpeper: Waterloo Bridge update. Fauquier: Data centers, development proposals & stormwater pollution solutions. Greene: White Run Reservoir. Loudoun: True ...
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The Piedmont Environmental Council

Barboursville Village Overlay District Needs More Public Input

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The following email alert was sent out on August 29, 2016 regarding proposed design standards for development in Barboursville: ...
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Youth from the Boys and Girls Club

Down the River and Through the Woods

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A partnership between PEC and The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia has cre­ated new opportunities for Orange County youth to experience the natural environment and history of the surrounding region ...
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