BALANCING GROWTH WITH RESOURCE PROTECTION

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Read

Read the Upstate Advocate

In the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, you'll find essays from local artists about the inspiration they find in our region's natural resources, recent news from Upstate Forever, and more.

Recent

Recent land protection

Our nationally-accredited land trust recently completed a conservation project further protecting this iconic view of Grant Meadow and Table Rock from the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway in Pickens County.

Diversity,

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

To realize our vision of a future that is healthy, vibrant, and prosperous for the Upstate, we know it is vitally important and essential to our core values that we engage the diverse community we serve.

Defend

Defend our water quality

In an era of modern convenience, it’s all too easy to take clean water for granted. But as our region grows, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tremendous value of water — and to fight to protect it.

Protect

Protect More Land

In the face of rapid growth, more funding is needed to protect the Upstate’s special places while we still have the opportunity.

Giving

Giving Back

Your planned gift can help us achieve our goals for current and future generations, while you enjoy a wide variety of tax benefits.

IT’S NOW OR NEVER

Preserve our region’s character

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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