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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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Legislative Updates 2021: March 1-5 - March 8th, 2021

Read a thorough and compelling Deep Dive into petroleum spills and pipelines, as well as the latest updates on bills we are tracking, in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 22-26 - March 1st, 2021

The SC Conservation Coalition's annual Lobby Day is moving online this year for a week of conservation advocacy education. Find details and more updates from the Statehouse in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Watch the recording of "Erasing the Redline" - February 26th, 2021

Find a recording of this week's virtual panel discussion with local leaders and find resources and ways you can get involved with environmental justice issues in Upstate SC. read more

Greenville City Council adopts GVL2040. What happens next? - February 24th, 2021

On Monday, February 22, Greenville City Council adopted GVL2040, a new comprehensive plan to guide the growth of the city over the next two decades. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Legislative Updates 2021: February 15-19 - February 22nd, 2021

Read the latest conservation news from the Statehouse, including updates on a drinking water action alert, pyrolysis, and Santee Cooper. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The reality of Black land loss - February 20th, 2021

By the early 1900s, African Americans had acquired millions of acres of land across the United States. A century later, 90% of that land had been lost. read more

By Megan Burton

Apply for the Spring 2021 Virtual Citizens Planning Academy - February 19th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how things get built in Greenville? Do you want to know how and why we should plan for future development that is 5, 10, or 15 years away? Apply today for our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy, beginning on Wednesday, April 14. read more

By Sherry Barrett

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

In this month's Upstate Update, meet the 2021 ForeverGreen Award Honorees, read our 2020 donor impact report, and more. read more

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