Our team is growing

Upstate Forever is seeking a Land Policy Grassroots Specialist to join our Land Planning & Policy program staff. Applications for this role must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023.

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Meet the Team: Clean Water Director Erika Hollis - April 14th, 2022

Each month, we introduce you to a member of the Upstate Forever staff through a few rapid fire questions. This month, get to know Clean Water Director Erika Hollis. read more

The Water Log: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act! - April 12th, 2022

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This leaves those of us in the Clean Water world wondering... How are SC’s impaired waters doing? In this issue of The Water Log, UF's Clean Water newsletter, we delve into our waters’ status and how we compare to other waters throughout the nation. read more

By Erika Hollis

Legislative Updates 2022: April 4 - 8 - April 11th, 2022

Find out what UF-backed bills made it past last week's Crossover deadline and what to expect next in this week's Legislative Update from State Policy Director Megan Chase. read more

By Megan Chase

Thank you, Fairway Subaru! - April 7th, 2022

We were honored to be selected as the local nonprofit beneficiary of the Fairway Subaru Share the Love Event last year — but we were even more blown away this week when they shared the results of that holiday season campaign with us. read more

Legislative Updates 2022: March 28 - April 1 - April 4th, 2022

With just three legislative days left before Crossover, there was a flurry of activity in House and Senate Committees last week. After this week, any bill that hasn't moved through one chamber will not pass this year and will need to start the whole process over again next year. Get more details in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

Celebrate Earth Month with our community cleanup challenge! - April 1st, 2022

Grab your gloves and a garbage bag and join us for a community cleanup challenge in celebration of Earth Month! Participants will have a chance to win weekly prizes, as well as a grand prize at the end of April. read more

Legislative Updates 2022: March 21 - 25 - March 28th, 2022

The April 10 crossover deadline is rapidly approaching. Read this week's Legislative Update from State Policy Director Megan Chase for the latest conservation news from the SC Statehouse. read more

By Megan Chase

Join our Clean Water team on a virtual tour of Anderson Regional Joint Water System’s treatment facility - March 23rd, 2022

We recently toured Anderson Regional Joint Water System’s (ARJWS) Hartwell Lake Filter Plant in Anderson— and we want to take you along for a behind-the-scenes virtual tour! read more

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