Strong Communities

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


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Loudoun’s Environmental Commission Needs Your Feedback

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The following text was taken from an email alert sent out on September 10, 2021. Sign up for PEC email alerts >> Dear Supporter, As Loudoun County grows, the board of supervisors has recognized the need for improving environmental sustainability, ...
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National Parks, Rural Prince William Under Threat

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The following text was sent out via PEC email alert. To sign up for alerts visit: pecva.org/signup Credit: Noah Rega Dear Supporter, As PEC's deputy director of land use, I am writing to let you know about several local issues that ...
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Rural Crescent Under Threat in Prince William County

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Credit: Noah Regan The rural area of Prince William County, also known as the “Rural Crescent,” is under threat. Three different proposals are being considered, each unique in scope, but together represent the urbanization and industrialization of the remaining rural ...
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Halloween Bike Ride Tours Spooky Cville

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Post Ride at the Halloween Bike Ride (Photo: Peter Krebs) There were thrills and chills at the Halloween Social Bike Ride in Charlottesville on the evening of October 28, 2021. About two dozen riders, most of them in costumes, gathered ...
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Webinar: Biophilic Cities - Design for Planetary Health and Human Flourishing

Webinar: Biophilic Cities – Design for Planetary Health and Human Flourishing

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On October 22, 2021, we held a webinar about biophilic cities featuring Professor Tim Beatley from the University of Virginia. Check out the recording below! PEC works toward building better communities by encouraging investment in attractive, livable urban centers. We ...
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