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.

Read More +

Land Planning & Policy

Citizens Planning Academy: Fall 2022 Presentations and Resources - September 22nd, 2022

Speaker presentations, materials, and other information for participants of this fall's Citizens Planning Academy. read more

The Upstate Update: August 2022 - August 21st, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we share the unbelievably generous results of Mast General Store's Land Trust Day, share details on the upcoming Citizens Planning Academy series, and more. read more

The Upstate Update: July 2022 - July 19th, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we share how you can get your hands on a limited edition UF t-shirt, details on a land management project underway in Oconee County, ways you can get involved with growth in Greenville, plus details on several upcoming events. read more

Meet the Team: Deputy Director Lisa Hallo - June 17th, 2022

Each month, we introduce you to a member of the Upstate Forever staff through a few rapid fire questions. This month, get to know Deputy Director Lisa Hallo. read more

2022 ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon - June 14th, 2022

After forgoing our in-person celebration in 2021, it was a joy to gather again to celebrate the Upstate's leaders in conservation and sustainable growth! read more

Carfree commuting advice from a local expert - May 20th, 2022

In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Mary McGowan — aka "rebelwithoutacar" — answers your burning questions about carfree commuting. read more

Driven to Lead: Ruth Littlejohn - May 11th, 2022

In this excerpt from the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the Upstate Advocate, Spartanburg City Councilwoman Ruth Littlejohn shares her memories of growing up in Spartanburg, how she has watched the Southside community change over the decades, and why it's important to work together to make the City of Spartanburg remain vibrant and equitable in the decades to come. read more

Read the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the Upstate Advocate - May 10th, 2022

We're proud to share the latest edition of Upstate Forever's twice-yearly print publication. In this issue, read the stories of six remarkable women leading the Upstate to a green, vibrant, and prosperous future, in addition to the latest news of our work across the region. read more

Error Message