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We are seeking a Land Policy Manager to join our Land Planning & Policy program staff. If you would like to advance Upstate Forever's strategic goals related to land policy including protecting urban tree canopy and green spaces, expanding housing & mobility choices, building healthy, inclusive communities in rapidly urbanizing areas, protecting riparian buffers, productive farmlands and forests, and critical habitats in rural areas, learn more and apply today.
A lifelong resident of the Southernside community in Greenville, Mary Duckett has joined community leaders and environmental justice advocates to call for the cleanup of toxic coal tar along the Reedy River, the left-behind results of a long-shuttered manufactured gas plant. read more
In this week's update, Land Policy Director Lisa Hallo reflects on her recent experiences in nature and the importance of accessible greenspace for all. read more
Land Policy Director Lisa Hallo reflects on what easy access to nature has meant for her during difficult times. read more
The House and Senate both met on Tuesday, May 12, and negotiations between the two bodies paid off. More in this week's Legislative Update from Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins. read more
The next webinar in the SC Conservation Coalition's "Conversations with Conservationists" series will focus on water use in South Carolina and how our state is planning to ensure we have enough water in the future by updating the State Water Plan. read more