The Piedmont View

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On the Ground Updates - September 2020

On the Ground Updates – September 2020

Read on for a series of short updates from each of PEC's nine counties ...
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General Assembly Special Session Update

Beginning on Aug 18, the Virginia General Assembly entered a special session to focus on budget impacts related to the pandemic and calls for criminal justice and policing reforms as local and national unrest continued following the death of George Floyd. At the time of this writing, session is ongoing and many questions remain on the shape of the final ...
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Community farm volunteer Jaiden

Summer on the Farm

As of early September, we have donated more than 22,000 pounds of fresh produce to Loudoun Hunger Relief! Learn More ...
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Bonnie Beers planting at Rappahannock County Park

The Little Park that Could

Along the Rush River in the town of Washington, just a few miles east of the Shenandoah National Park, the 7.3-acre Rappahannock County Park is best known by locals for its pirate-ship playground, skate park, tennis courts, and picnic area. But, it has also come into focus recently for its natural beauty ...
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Ralph Sampson addresses crowd

Turning a page on involuntary land loss

In 2020, Virginia proudly became the 16th state to pass the Uniform Partition of Heirs’ Property Act. Learn More ...
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Standing the Test of Time

Standing the Test of Time

When Bob and Carroll Gilges retired in 1996 from a life filled to the brim with the adventures and demands of career, raising three daughters, travel, and many moves, they found their slice of heaven in the heavily wooded northern slope of Buck’s Elbow Mountain, mere miles from Shenandoah National Park and along the bank of the Moormans River in ...
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Cows at Sunset. Photo by Tina Falkenbury.

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The fall 2020 edition of the Piedmont View was mailed out to PEC members in September. Find out more ...
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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 ...
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