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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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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Bonnie Beers planting at Rappahannock County Park

The Little Park that Could

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New pink dogwood and redbuds at Rappahannock County Park. Photo by Torney Van Acker. Rappahannock County Park's Big Improvements Along the Rush River in the town of Washington, just a few miles east of the Shenandoah National Park, the 7.3-acre ...
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July at the Piedmont Memorial Overlook

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The native flower meadow our Piedmont Memorial Overlook property is almost at peak bloom! This 50-acre property, which has one of the best views in Northern Virginia, is publicly accessible via Sky Meadows State Park. It’s a one-way 1.6-mile hike ...
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Creating Habitat for Native Bees

Pollinator garden at PEC’s office in Warrenton, VA. Photo by Paula Combs. You don’t have to be a genuine beekeeper to help our native bees. You can create a place for them to thrive right in your backyard garden. First, ...
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