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Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for May 6, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for May 6, 2024

Solar restrictions to be discussed in Fluvanna and Louisa; VDOT has found Charlottesville “deficient” in being able to implement transportation projects …
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Imperiled by Development, Wilderness Battlefield Named One of Nation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

Wilderness Battlefield, site of a pivotal clash that marked a turning point in the Civil War, was named one of the nation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places due to the threat of a massive data …
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Rural Landowner Manual: A Resource Guide for the Northern Piedmont

The publication includes a list of experts, programs and opportunities to assist landowners, with practical advice on navigating the complexities of rural property stewardship …
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Strengthening Albemarle County’s Land Conservation Programs: AC44 Comprehensive Plan

As part of the AC44 Comprehensive Plan update, the County has the opportunity to increase support for and strengthen its land conservation programs, including reinstating its purchase of development rights (PDR) program …
Strengthening Albemarle County's Land Conservation Programs: Policy Platform

Strengthening Albemarle County’s Land Conservation Programs: Policy Platform

What are the County’s Land Conservation Programs? The Albemarle County Easement Authority (ACEA) is a public body that holds open-space easements. An open-space (or conservation) easement is a voluntary legal agreement that limits development of …
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Bike Month 2024

Celebrate Bike Month this May in Charlottesville and Albemarle! There will be a full calendar of exciting events, gatherings and group rides …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for April 29, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for April 29, 2024

Budget season FY25 nears completion with adoption in Albemarle and Louisa; Land bank debate continues in Charlottesville …
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Tell Congress: Support the Artificial Intelligence Environmental Impacts Act

The human and environmental costs of the data center industry are only predicted to worsen with the rise of cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence applications. That’s why we’re supporting a new congressional bill, the Artificial Intelligence …