Hiring: Land Policy Manager

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.

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Meet wildlife ambassadors & celebrate local conservationists at our awards luncheon

June 2nd, 2022

To ensure social distancing is possible, seating will be limited at this year's ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon. If you haven't purchased your tickets, don't delay!

Monday, June 13

Embassy Suites
670 Verdae Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29607

11:00 - 11:30 am
Birds of prey meet and greet with PAWS Animal Wildlife Sanctuary

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Luncheon and awards

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About ForeverGreen

Upstate Forever’s ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon celebrates individuals and organizations for significant contributions in fields related to conservation and sustainable growth. 

The 2022 luncheon* will include a celebration of this year's awardees, below, in addition to a special recognition of the 2021 award recipientsPAWS Animal Wildlife Sanctuary will also offer a meet and greet with several rescued birds of prey preceding the luncheon.

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*A recording of the event will be available afterward for those unable to attend in-person.

2022 Award Recipients

The Marjorie E. Schmidt Stewardship Award 
Mable Owens Clarke, for her tireless and quiet dedication to secure the preservation of the historic Soapstone Church in Pickens County

The Tommy Wyche Land Conservation Champion
Hoyt Grant, for his dedication to conservation and the protection of the iconic Grant Meadow and Table Rock viewshed

Public Servant of the Year 
Interpretive Ranger Tim Lee, for his decades of service and wildlife education at the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area

Clean Water Champion
Tyger River Foundation, for their ongoing work to protect and provide access to water in Spartanburg County

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