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Victoria Garnett

Victoria Garnett

Victoria has been working with PEC since July 2021 as the Digitization Intern. She is digitizing and
processing thousands of legal documents that pertain to the condemnation of private property in order to create the Shenandoah National Park in Madison County, Virginia.

Week Ahead for September 27, 2021: Greene County to consider halt to tourist lodging in most residential areas

As far as weeks ahead go, this is very much a transitional one. A new month as well as a new quarter-year begins, but we have four leftover September days to go before we get there. Very calm weeks in Fluvanna, Louisa, and Nelson counties. Read on to learn more!

Briefing Paper: Resources for Climate Action Planning in Albemarle County

Briefing Paper: Resources for Climate Action Planning in Albemarle County

This climate action planning brief was prepared for The Piedmont Environmental Council Albemarle County board and represents insights provided by a variety of resource specialists. The goal of the paper is to provide context for climate change in Albemarle County, as well as to establish a common vocabulary and highlight specific strategic areas, such as forest and farms, with potential to inspire successful adaptation strategies.

Damien Sharp

Damien Sharp

Damien joined the staff of The Piedmont Environmental Council in June 2021 as the Rural Southwest Mountains Historic District Intern. In August 2021, Damien transitioned into the role of Preservation Outreach Representative.

Week Ahead for September 20, 2021: CRHA to brief Council on redevelopment mechanisms; Albemarle to hold meeting on Rio Corridor Plan

There was a lot of activity last week, and this week is no different. The city’s public housing agency will check in with Council about how redevelopment projects are being structured. Albemarle County will check in with the public about a corridor plan for future development on Rio Road. There are regional meetings about transit, transportation, housing, and the Rivanna River. Read on to learn the details.