The Piedmont Environmental Council produces a number of publications, including our quarterly membership newsletter, The Piedmont View, annual reports, Buy Fresh Buy Local guides for the Northern Piedmont, Charlottesville Area, and Loudoun County, and more.

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an aerial mosaic of rural land with a blue pond
Easement property in Madison County, VA. Credit Hugh Kenny/PEC

Conservation and Restoration Publications

2013 Land Conservation Update

2013 Land Conservation Update

This annual publication highlights some of the new opportunities that are available to land owners this year. Articles include Expanded Land Conservation Incentives in 2013, PEC's Sustainable Habitat Program, and Continuing a Legacy of Conservation …
The Economic Benefits of Natural Goods and Services

The Economic Benefits of Natural Goods and Services

Using a value transfer approach, this study leverages the results of pre-existing studies to quantify the estimated annual contribution of nine such natural services – water quality, water supply, pollination, recreation, forest products, farm products, …
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Field Guide to Common Wetland Plants of Virginia's Piedmont

Field Guide to Common Wetland Plants of Virginia’s Piedmont

Use this field guide to learn about common wetland plants like ferns, grasses, shrubs, and trees of the Piedmont region and explore how wetlands can be protected, mitigated, and restored …