Land Conservation

Development near Glassy would permanently alter an icon - July 13th, 2017

Upstate Forever has filed an appeal to have the plan for a development near Glassy Mountain remanded back to the Pickens County Planning Commission. The proposed development would forever change the character of the this special area. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Support local food by saving local farms - June 1st, 2017

To have an abundance of local food, you must have plenty of local working farms. However, because rural land is so highly prized by developers for new construction, owners of Upstate farms are facing growing pressure to sell. read more

By Scott Park

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