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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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A man holds a kestrel

Who’s Protecting the Piedmont?

Here, we highlight two of those people, who are protecting the Piedmont with a passion and focus on stemming the decline of our once-abundant grassland birds …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 11, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 11, 2024

Budget work sessions in most TJPDC localities; Charlottesville’s FY25 plan calls for more funding for non-profits …
Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 4, 2024

Cville Area Land Use: Week Ahead for March 4, 2024

Fluvanna may eliminate use of rural land for utility-scale solar projects; Local contractor wants Albemarle to pay more for Ivy Road project …
expansive view of seed trays filled with small green sprouts

Spring 2024 Piedmont View

In this issue: conservation stories from 2023; a legislative update from the General Assembly; meet PEC’s new board officers; land use highlights around the region; upcoming events, and much more …
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