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The Water Log: What does your septic system have to do with water quality? - September 29th, 2021

Healthy and property functioning septic systems are critical to protecting local water quality. read more

By Erika Hollis

More than 1,000 acres protected this summer - September 27th, 2021

Join us in celebrating this huge conservation success for Upstate SC! read more

300 acres permanently protected in northern Greenville County - September 21st, 2021

We're pleased to announce the protection of 300 acres in northern Greenville County through a conservation easement in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism. read more

Where have all the grand old trees gone? - September 21st, 2021

Land Conservation Specialist Richard Carr reflects on the majestic mature trees spotted on his daily runs in Spartanburg County. read more

By Richard Carr

The Upstate Update: September 2021 - September 19th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, find details about our upcoming Annual Meeting, catch up on our latest land conservation projects, RSVP for a volunteer opportunity, and more. read more

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15th, 2021

We hope you'll join us in following and supporting the important work of local organizations this Hispanic Heritage Month and all year long. read more

The Upstate Update: August 2021 - August 16th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we announce the protection of 600 acres in Abbeville County, share an important action alert for Greenville County residents, and more. read more

Executive Director Andrea Cooper's message to Greenville County Council regarding the Article 3.1 replacement ordinance - August 15th, 2021

We support the draft replacement ordinance developed by county staff — without amendments — which calls for new rural conservation subdivision design standards, continued protection for rare species, and requirements for residential developers to share in the cost of infrastructure improvements to support new development. read more

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