A quick note on Giving Tuesday - November 29th, 2022

Your gift today will help Upstate Forever staff carry the momentum of this year's successes into 2023 — our 25th year! read more

By Aldon Knight

The Upstate Update: November 2022 - November 20th, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate some of this year's successes to date, give you a look at UF in the news, and more. read more

UF expands land management efforts - November 14th, 2022

We're expanding our approach to conservation easement stewardship with a voluntary program designed assist conservation easement landowners motivated to actively address threats to the land’s natural resources and conservation values, such as erosion, invasive species, and overall habitat degradation. read more

By Lauren Ulich

What is SC doing about toxic 'forever chemicals?' - November 13th, 2022

Energy & State Policy Director Megan Chase-Muller answers your questions about "PFAS" and how Upstate Forever is advocating for drinking water protections in South Carolina. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Clean energy creates jobs & drives innovation - November 12th, 2022

UF's Energy Advocate Michael Coleman explains how the clean energy sector will create good paying jobs while also making our communities more resilient. read more

By Michael Coleman

Businesses thriving on conservation properties - November 11th, 2022

From green burials, grass-fed beef farms, event venues and vineyards, local easement holders are proving how conservation and economic success work together in the Upstate read more

The intersection of conservation & smart growth - November 10th, 2022

Land Policy Director Sherry Barrett reveals why it's imperative to embrace the symbiotic relationship between "traditional" conservation and land use planning and policy. read more

By Sherry Barrett

How to safeguard water — naturally and cost-effectively - November 9th, 2022

Clean Water Director Erika Hollis why clean water is not only crucial to sustaining our bodies and environment, it is also fundamental in a successful economy — and how we can work together to protect this important natural resource. read more

By Erika Hollis

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