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Upstate Forever is growing and looking to fill several integral roles on our team: Assistant Director of Development, Clean Water Project Associate, and Communications Coordinator.

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A Message from Our Executive Director - February 28th, 2018

Andrea Cooper, Executive Director of Upstate Forever, made closing remarks at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon calling for increased support for Upstate Forever's work in the face of mounting sprawl. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Award Spotlight: Spartanburg School District 6 Farm to School Program - February 27th, 2018

The Spartanburg School District 6: Farm to School Initiative was honored with the Tommy Wyche Land Conservation Champion Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Scott Park

Award Spotlight: Catherine Heigel - February 27th, 2018

Catherine Heigel was honored with the Clean Water Champion Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon for her leadership in launching the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program during her time with SC DHEC. read more

By Heather Nix

Award Spotlight: Dean Hybl - February 27th, 2018

The Land Planning & Policy Champion at the 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon was Dean Hybl, executive director at Ten at the Top, for going above and beyond his job description on land use policy. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Award Spotlight: Rep. Gary Clary - February 27th, 2018

Representative Gary Clary of Pickens was honored with the Public Servant of the Year Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Award Spotlight: Luther Lyle - February 27th, 2018

Luther Lyle of Oconee County was presented with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award for his tireless work to preserve the cultural and natural heritage of Oconee Town, an irreplaceable Cherokee historic site. read more

By Scott Park

Award Spotlight: Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery - February 27th, 2018

Mary Walsh and Jac Oliver of Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery were presented with the Innovation in Sustainable Business Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Heather Nix

Legislative Update 2018 Week 6 - February 20th, 2018

Conservation Bank Reauthorization Passes the House Overwhelmingly! read more

By Shelley Robbins

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