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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Capturing the Rain: Green Infrastructure Options for HOA Common Areas

Capturing the Rain: Green Infrastructure Options for HOA Common Areas

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Rain garden planting at Rady Park in Warrenton, VA. Photo by Marco Sanchez. Many residents frequent common areas that are managed by homeowners associations, churches, or local governments. How these entities manage their public landscapes can have a profound effect ...
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Video Updates from PEC's Larson Native Plant Garden

Video Updates from PEC’s Larson Native Plant Garden

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Photo by Hugh Kenny Since we can’t come together and host our usual spring tours of The Piedmont Environmental Council's Larson Native Plant Garden, Doug Larson, for whom the garden is named, will keep us up to speed with continued ...
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The Piedmont Memorial Overlook

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The view from PEC's Piedmont Memorial Overlook. From The Piedmont Memorial Overlook, atop the Blue Ridge Mountains in Fauquier County, you look out at the heart of the northern Virginia Piedmont, a verdant agricultural landscape stretching 17 miles between the ...
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President's Letter - Spring 2020

President’s Letter – Spring 2020

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PEC’s Marco Sanchez and Friends of the Rappahannock’s JoEllen Santulli at a tree planting in Orange, VA. Photo by Hugh Kenny. Dear Friends, Rumor has it, the idea for Earth Day was first announced at the Airlie Conference Center in ...
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A Fish Runs Through It

A Fish Runs Through It

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Landowner Jimmy Graves and Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jennifer Flynn cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the new bridge at Whiteoak Canyon. Pictured, left to right: Celia Vuocolo, Chris Miller, Peter Hujik, Chris Hawk, PEC; Jennifer Flynn, Shenandoah ...
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