Restoring Wildlife Habitat

Whether you live in urban, suburban or rural areas, you can make a positive impact on surrounding fish and wildlife populations. Our web resources are intended to give you the tools to manage your Piedmont lands and waters for greater biodiversity, productivity, and environmental quality.


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We Hope You Can Join Us

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The following announcement was sent out via email. Sign up for PEC email alerts>> Dear Supporter, March is our Membership Month, a time of year when we celebrate our current members and encourage others to join or renew! I’d like ...
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Action Alert: Study on the Sale of Invasive Plants in Virginia

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2/18 update: Hooray! HJ 527 has passed through both houses and is on its way to the governor's desk. Unfortunately, many invasive plants are sold at garden centers and are purchased without the knowledge of their harmful effects on native ...
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Fauquier Habitat goes native around Haiti house

Fauquier Habitat goes native around Haiti house

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Habitat staff member Nelson Mayfield installs some of the project’s 217 plants. Photo by Lou Emerson.Volunteers and staff plant in the front yard. Photo by Lou Emerson.PEC’s Dan Holmes (right), who designed the landscape, digs in the soggy backyard. Photo ...
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Online Event: Plant Northern Piedmont Natives – Changing How We Think About Our Landscapes

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On October 20, 2020 PEC's habitat & stewardship specialist, Celia Vuocolo, gave a virtual presentation about the Plant Northern Piedmont Natives Campaign. Celia serves as the co-chair for the campaign. Video recording of the presentation: View slides >> Resources Plant ...
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George Mason University students to survey Roundabout Meadows vegetation

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*Press Release* Contact:Celia Vuocolo, Habitat & Stewardship SpecialistThe Piedmont Environmental Councilcvuocolo@pecva.org; 540-347-2334, x7086 GILBERTS CORNER, VA. (Oct 8, 2020) - From 9-11 a.m. on Mondays, Oct. 12 and Oct. 19, eight George Mason University plant ecology students will be at ...
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