Strong Communities

PEC’s approach to tackling environmental issues includes building resilient, sustainable and engaged communities.


aerial photo of orange county where wilderness crossing is proposed

Wilderness Crossing is Back

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The following text was sent out via email on September 16, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Aerial photo of the site where Wilderness Crossing is proposed. Dear Supporter,  It’s been a while since you’ve heard from me about ...
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a group of neighbors walk up a sloped, forested trail

New Fifeville Trail Grand Opening set for November 5

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Listen to the excellent recent NPR story about the trail here! This page has been updated to reflect the new date for the ribbon cutting. The previous date was rained out. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - On Saturday, Nov. 9, community leaders ...
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Albemarle Climate StoryMap screenshot

What’s at Risk from Climate Change Locally – An Albemarle StoryMap

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We are already feeling the effects of climate change in Albemarle County and the local impacts are expected to intensify in the coming years. View this online StoryMap to take a closer look at the findings of the Climate Vulnerability ...
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aerial image of a road through a rural area

Introducing PEC’s New Culpeper Land Use Field Representative & Invitation to Town Hall

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The following text was sent out via email on August 30, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Historic Stevensburg in rural Culpeper. Photo by Hugh Kenny/PEC Dear Supporter, I’m excited to introduce myself as PEC’s new Culpeper Land ...
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aerial image of forested hillside with a large estate, and a city in the background

Sept. 1 & 15: Opportunities to weigh in on Albemarle’s Comprehensive Plan!

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The following text was sent out via email on August 30, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → View toward the north of the Pantops Area with Monticello in the right foreground. Credit: Hugh Kenny/PEC Dear Supporter, I want ...
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