The Piedmont View

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Winter 2022 Piedmont View

Winter 2022 Piedmont View

The winter 2022 edition of the Piedmont View was mailed out to PEC members in December ...
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Ridgeline: A community collaborative performance event

Ridgeline: A community collaborative performance event

Early in October, as part our 50th anniversary celebration this year, ET Projects’ newest collaborative performance event, Ridgeline, brought community and creativity together through performance, experiential art, and environmental activism in two extraordinary nights at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s Rokeby Airstrip in Upperville ...
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The Value of Local Decisions – Letter from PEC’s President

The coming year promises a surge of emerging issues that will challenge us and require your support and participation more than ever before ...
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Reflections: On Why I’ve Supported PEC for Nearly 50 Years

Reflections: On Why I’ve Supported PEC for Nearly 50 Years

PEC supporter Childs F. Burden shares the reasoning for his decades-long support PEC ...
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Connecting People and Place in a Built Environment

Connecting People and Place in a Built Environment

Through the Town to Trail initiative over the past few years, Gordonsville has doubled its public open space and multiplied everyone’s contributions, large and small ...
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Meet PEC: Winter 2022

Meet Don McCown and Montana Lanier! ...
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On the Ground Updates - December 2022

On the Ground Updates – December 2022

A series of short updates from around the PEC region - Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock ...
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Return of the Grassland Birds

The new Virginia (formerly Piedmont) Grassland Bird Initiative (VGBI) is showing promising signs of returning those birds to the Virginia landscape. With grant funding, the program pays farmers to adopt bird-friendly best management practices ...
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