UVA Board of Visitors to discuss Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; City Council to interview City Manager candidates
Piedmont Environmental Council supports legal challenge to Orange County Wilderness Crossing rezoning
On May 24, 2023, the American Battlefield Trust, Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, Inc., Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, Inc., and a number of Orange County and Spotsylvania County residents filed a legal challenge to the recent approval by the Orange County Board of Supervisors of the rezoning of 2,600 acres in the county, known as Wilderness Crossing, at the gateway to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. The lawsuit cites several violations of state constitutional and statutory law and county zoning ordinance, including procedural errors, lack of required submittals and findings, and failure to comply with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, among other errors.
Bike to Work Week Was a Great Success!
A huge thanks to everyone who worked, rode and promoted Bike to Work Week to ensure it was an astounding success. We had ten events in one week (including Riverfest), all of which were fun and invigorating.
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of May 22, 2023
Equity / Climate Lens to make debut at Albemarle PC meeting; CRHA purchasing another property.
2023 Annual Meeting: Inspiring Conservation
Join us on June 10 at Meadowkirk, a state-of-the-art meeting facility nestled in picturesque Middleburg, Loudoun County! Get tickets →
New local food guides printed and mailed region-wide
From veggies and fruit, to meat and dairy, to beer, wine and more, you’ll find your favorite local food in our recently released 2023-2024 guides for the Northern Piedmont, Loudoun County and Charlottesville Area.
Jen Wilkins joined PEC in May 2023 as the Gilberts Corner Farmers Market Manager.
Cville Area Land Use Update: Week of May 15, 2023
Albemarle to resume discussions of affordable housing incentives; BAR to consider restoration of faded advertisement.
Fifth Street Trail Hub Update
The 5th Street Trail and Hub project will create a shared-use path connecting the 5th Street Starbucks, Fifth Street Station Parkway, and a trailhead at Fifth Street Station near Wegmans.
Community Groups Organize Annual Bike to Work Week Celebration; Area Residents Invited to Take Part
This year, a coalition of nonprofits, local governments, and volunteers is organizing Charlottesville’s annual Bike to Work Week, from May 15-19. All in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area are invited to bike throughout the week, whether it’s to work, to school, or just for fun.