BALANCING GROWTH WITH RESOURCE PROTECTION

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Growth in the Upstate is skyrocketing. We must act immediately to protect our region’s natural resources and unique character from unchecked sprawl and short-sighted development practices. Join our mailing list to receive news, updates, and action alerts.

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Job Openings at Upstate Forever

Upstate Forever is hiring for two positions in the Clean Water and Land Protection programs. Join our team of dedicated conservationists and our tireless efforts to protect critical lands, waters, and the unique character of the Upstate of South Carolina.

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Upstate Forever receives $1 million gift

Upstate Forever is thrilled to announce it has received a $1 million gift in honor of Marjorie E. Schmidt, a longtime Greenville resident with a heart for nature and a humble, giving spirit.

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GILKEY CREEK & GRASSY KNOB TRACTS PROTECTED

Upstate Forever now protects nearly 500 acres on two tracts —the 353-acre Grassy Knob tract in Pickens County and the 135-acre Gilkey Creek tract in Cherokee County— through wetland and stream mitigation partnerships.

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