The Virginia League of Conservation Voters (VLCV) reports that the budgets unveiled in both the House and Senate make deep cuts to land conservation programs and agencies. From the VLCV email: • The Senate Budget Bill strips $2 million of annual funding to the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, cuts that will result in the agency’s closure […]
Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall, citing the need for more public outreach on the issue, tabled the motion to approve a range of new uses for properties in easement proposed by the Zoning Ordinance Action Group at the Board’s October 20 meeting. The proposal will come before the Board on November 1. […]
If you live in the middle or western part of Loudoun where you enjoy a parcel of open space near your property (which probably was put into an open space easement as a condition of the approval for construction of the development), be on notice that those quiet natural or agricultural areas may cease to […]
A new Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOAM) proposed by the Zoning Ordinance Action Group would add 30 permitted uses to land currently under open space easements, add permitted uses to historic districts, reduce setbacks for associated structures, and loosen other development rules for rural areas. Effects of the proposed changes are complicated; they will impact many rural […]
Below are the introductory comments of Childs Burden, President of the Mosby Heritage Area Association, at the Coalition Festival on December 6, 2015, in Leesburg. The Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition performs good work in monitoring and responding to threats which arise from population growth that is expanding at an exponential rate. The mission […]
The Lincoln Preservation Association invites you to an Information Session on Historic Districts & Conservation Easements, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at the Friends Meeting House (18204 Lincoln Road, Lincoln, VA 20160). Learn about the unique history of the Goose Creek Historic District (why preservation and conservation makes sense, and its economic and financial benefits […]
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