Smarter Growth and Sauvignon: A Conversation About Industrial Development in Rural Prince William

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Provided by Prince William Conservation Alliance (PWCA)

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, 5:00 p.m. The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farm, 15850 Sunshine Ridge Lane, Gainesville

Please join numerous conservation organizations for an in-person event at the Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farms, located in Prince William’s beautiful Rural Crescent. Help support a vision for Prince William County that values National Parks, farmland and forests, clean drinking water, housing diversity, and attractive, sustainable communities for everyone.

Treasured recreational amenities are threatened by applications to allow industrial development on approximately 2,000 acres in the Rural Crescent and adjacent to the Manassas National Battlefield Park and Conway Robinson State Forest. In addition, the County is considering expanding the Data Center Opportunity Overlay District into the rural areas of Prince William, including a site adjacent to the Prince William Forest (National) Park.

Representatives from sponsoring organizations will share information and answer questions regarding these troubling proposals and their significant impacts to our green open space, national parks, farmland, drinking water, and the availability of funds to address infrastructure needs in underserved areas.

Hosted by: Prince William Conservation Alliance, Piedmont Environmental Council, American Battlefield Trust, National Parks Conservation Association, Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association, Sierra Club Great Falls Group, Virginia Native Plant Society, Coalition to Protect Prince William

Click here for more information and to register. Or go to pwconserve.org and click in calendar.

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