The Piedmont View

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Piedmont View Newsletter Archive

Piedmont View Newsletter Archive

View the PDFs of past editions of PEC's quarterly member newsletter, The Piedmont View. Fall 2020 Piedmont ViewDownload The fall 2020 edition of our member newsletter features articles about strengthening an easement at Puppy Run Farm, Virginia becoming the 16th ...
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Many Ways to Give

Many Ways to Give

Supporting PEC’s work building strong communities and improving the environment in the Virginia Piedmont can take many forms. In addition to gifts of cash or securities, which are most common, you may also be interested in the following opportunities: Qualified ...
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fellows on video chat

Welcome 2020 Fellows!

2020 PEC Fellows participating in an online session. Our 2020 Fellowship program is going digital this summer. Eleven college students from around the country are participating in our 14th annual PEC Fellowship Program. They will spend seven weeks immersed in ...
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The view from above PEC’s Piedmont Memorial Overlook. Photo by Hugh Kenny

President’s Letter – Summer 2020

The view from above PEC’s Piedmont Memorial Overlook. Photo by Hugh Kenny Dear Friends, With so much going on around us that we cannot control, doing what we can to make our part of the world better becomes all the ...
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Strengthening Local Food Systems

Strengthening Local Food Systems

First milk delivery from Maola Dairy. Pictured from left to right: Andrew Platt, Rappahannock County Food Pantry; Cindi Carter and Tom Baccei, Fauquier Community Food Bank; Matt Coyle, PEC; Sharon Ames, FCFB; Kenny Smith, Cool Lawn Farm. Photo by Marco ...
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Pushing for Transparency

Pushing for Transparency

An Orange County Planning Commission Public Meeting on Zoom. Obviously, a lot has changed since March, when you last received a copy of the Piedmont View. Soon after, shut-down orders went into place and, like me, you might have felt ...
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Planning for Access

Planning for Access

Hikers take in the view at PEC’s Piedmont Memorial Overlook. Photo by Marco Sánchez As the onset of Covid-19 social-distancing coincided with beautiful spring weather, many Piedmont residents turned to natural areas, parks, trails and even rural roads, enjoying what ...
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On the Ground – Summer 2020

A series of short updates from each of PEC's 9 counties - Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange & Rappahannock. Albemarle & Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan Updates This summer, the Albemarle Board of Supervisors will consider how ...
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