Piedmont Environmental Council
The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization (501c 3) to promote and protect the Piedmont's rural economy, natural resources, history and beauty. PEC is a national leader in land conservation, land use policy and smart growth. Headquartered in Warrenton, Virginia with offices throughout a nine county region that includes Albemarle, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties.
PEC staff provide technical expertise and organizational support to citizen groups and governmental officials on land use policy, land conservation, transportation, water quality, historic preservation and environmental issues.