Rappahannock County

PEC is proud to join other local groups and interested citizens in successful efforts to protect the magnificent natural and cultural heritage of Rappahannock County.

Rappahannock’s Mountain Heritage: An Open House at the Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church

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On April 11, 2015, PEC hosted our fourth annual mountain heritage celebration in partnership with Rappahannock Historical Society at Sperryville's Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church. More than 250 people attended throughout the day - visitors learned about the rich culture ...
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The Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance (RCCA)

The Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance (RCCA)

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RCCA was founded in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization focused on preserving open space and farmland in Rappahannock County. Its mission was to ensure that Rappahannock County remains a scenic, rural community by promoting conservation easements and farmland preservation ...
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The Krebser Fund for Rappahannock County Conservation

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The Krebser Fund for Rappahannock County Conservation (the “Krebser Fund”) is dedicated to protecting important conservation lands and supporting conservation projects in Rappahannock County, Virginia. The Krebser Fund is a land conservation fund managed by the Piedmont Foundation--a 509(a)(3) supporting ...
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Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance Dissolves

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Text from our Dec 2014 Member Newsletter: The Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance (RCCA) is planning to finalize the process of dis­solving itself as an organization and transfer its assets to the Piedmont Foundation this month. Those funds are designated for ...
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Protecting the Jordan – A Community Effort

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When James and Karen Allen placed their Flint Hill property under a conservation easement this August, they protected over 100 beautiful acres of scenic open space and viable farmland; over 4,000 feet of the Jordan River; and more than 1,600 ...
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Building Fences for Cleaner Streams

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Farmers are using a unique incentive program coordinated by PEC to substantially expand water quality protections in our region. The program helps cover their costs for fencing livestock out of streams ...
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