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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A Legacy of Love

A Legacy of Love

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Brothers Joe Goodall (far left) and Paul Goodall (far right) check on native trees that were planted on their family’s property in Madison County as part of the Headwaters Stream Initiative, along with Bryan Hofmann from Friends of the Rappahannock ...
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Larson Native Plant Garden Opening

Larson Native Plant Garden Opening

Friday, May 18, 2018 was just like every day that week — rainy and gray. But that didn’t stop the mood from being welcoming and bright at The Piedmont Environmental Council office. With umbrellas in hand, attendees of the Larson ...
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Pollinator Garden Planted by Thornton River

Pollinator Garden Planted by Thornton River

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Volunteers help plant native species in the new pollinator garden by the Thorton River in Sperryville, Va. Photo by Celia Vuocolo. "PEC partnered with the Endangered Species Coalition (ESC), Cliff Miller Jr. and RappFLOW to install a pollinator garden next ...
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Free Flow

Free Flow

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Restoring Rivers & Connecting Habitat Rivers naturally flow from the mountains to the sea. Dams and other barriers like culverts can disrupt natural stream flow, disconnect fish and wildlife habitat and impair water quality. Removing unnatural barriers and disruptions is ...
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A Buzz Worthy Home

A Buzz Worthy Home

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Creating a habitat for native bees You don’t have to be a genuine bee keeper to help our native bees. You can create a place for them to thrive right in your backyard garden. First, assess your location. Is your ...
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