Connecting People to Nature

The road not taken… Delayed three years! - July 28th, 2021

UF Board member Emelyn Jones shares her experience hiking to one of the most elusive and remote falls in the Carolinas. read more

By Emelyn Jones

The Upstate Update: July 2021 - July 18th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share an important action alert for Greenville residents, the difference your support makes, and more recent news and updates. read more

The Upstate Update: June 2021 - June 20th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share a list of the Upstate's farmers markets where you can buy fresh and local produce this summer, an important update on a Greenville County land development regulation, welcome new faces to the UF team, and more. read more

Commemorating Juneteenth - June 18th, 2021

To commemorate Juneteenth, the day the last remaining enslaved African Americans were emancipated in 1865, we reflect on the grave injustices of the past and reaffirm our commitment to strive towards a more equitable future. read more

Upstate SC Farmers Markets - June 16th, 2021

Eat local this summer! We've compiled a list of the farmers markets in each of Upstate SC's 10 counties so you can eat fresh, locally grown food and support local agriculture all season long. read more

Composting 101 with Sustaining Way - May 28th, 2021

In celebration of National Compost Day on May 29, Sustaining Way's Sustainability Coordinator Danielle Parks breaks down what you need to know to start your own backyard compost. read more

The Upstate Update: May 2021 - May 25th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we introduce the 2021 ForeverGreen Award honorees, celebrate the iconic Grant Meadow in Pickens County, and more. read more

Dr. Dave Hargett receives the 2021 Brad Wyche Extraordinary Achievement Award - May 23rd, 2021

For his visionary 10-year tenure as Executive Director of Lake Conestee Nature Preserve, Dr. Dave Hargett is the recipient of the inaugural Brad Wyche Extraordinary Achievement Award. read more

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