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Data Center Reform Campaign Coordinator

Data Center Reform Campaign Coordinator

The Piedmont Environmental Council is hiring a Campaign Coordinator to organize and advance advocacy around data centers …
Catherine Fisher

Catherine Fisher

Catherine Fisher joined The Piedmont Environmental Council as the Community Farm Specialist in March 2024 …
purple and blue bluebells on a forest floor

Piedmont Environmental Council’s Bluebell Walk on Cedar Run to be held April 7

This free, family-friendly walk through a beautiful streamside field of Virginia’s iconic and ephemeral bluebells is hosted by Margrete and Mike Stevens at their conserved property, Bonny Brook Farm in Catlett …
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Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 18, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 18, 2024

Albemarle Supervisors to weigh in on rural land use and transportation goals …
Wednesday’s historic data center denial in Loudoun

Wednesday’s historic data center denial in Loudoun

As you may have seen in the local news, on Wednesday evening the Loudoun Board of Supervisors voted 5-4 to deny the Belmont Innovation Campus rezoning application …
aerial view of the community farm, a few acres of cropland surrounded by green space and buffered by trees and a roundabout

Bridging the Urban/Rural Divide

From my perspective over at Gilberts Corner, I can look in either direction and see these two very different, but interdependent worlds …
Four staff stand in front of the Virginia State Capitol building and lawn.

President’s Letter: While There Is Still Time

For more than 50 years, PEC has advocated that local governments, state agencies and communities plan together for long-term sustainability with a thoughtful balance between development and conservation …
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Introducing PEC’s New Board Chair and Leadership Team

Introducing PEC’s New Board Chair and Leadership Team

Jean Perin and George Ohrstrom led The Piedmont Environmental Council, as board co-chairs, with great humility, care and passion for 10 years. In January, they turned the reins over to David Aldrich and a new …
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