Piedmont Grassland Bird Initiative

The Piedmont Grassland Bird Initiative (PGBI) creates a resilient agroecosystem that benefits grassland birds through the work of the Piedmont Environmental Council, the Smithsonian’s Virginia Working Landscapes, the American Farmland Trust and Quail Forever.

Re-aligning Land and Nature at the Holden Farm in Loudoun County

Re-aligning Land and Nature at the Holden Farm in Loudoun County

In 2021, the Holdens partnered with The Piedmont Environmental Council to permanently conserve their rolling 35-acre farm just south of the historic Quaker village of Lincoln.