Land Planning & Policy

April in Review - May 1st, 2022

May is here! Before we celebrate longer, warmer days and the unofficial start of summer, let's take a look back at April 2022… read more

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

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate the work your support made possible in 2021 with our Donor Impact Report, share details about several upcoming events, and more. read more

Our 2021 donor impact report - February 28th, 2022

Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-transforming social climate, UF had one of its most productive years yet. And we could not have accomplished our indispensable work without your support. View last year's conservation highlights and success stories in our 2021 donor impact report. read more

By Andrea Cooper

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

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate 2021's conservation successes, share our 2022 advocacy priorities, an action alert for Greenville County residents, and more. read more

Free smart growth advocacy training workshop — register today! - February 18th, 2022

Join Upstate Forever staff and advocacy specialists from Pecan PR for a free workshop to help you advocate for smart growth policies in the City of Greenville. Save the date for Friday, April 8 and register today! read more

By Sherry Barrett

Six Greenville County Council Members block streamlined zoning effort - February 17th, 2022

Greenville County Council had the opportunity at Tuesday night’s meeting to answer citizens' wishes for a streamlined zoning process. In a disappointing split vote, the measure failed, leaving in place a process that is convoluted and arduous. read more

Executive Director Andrea Cooper on growth, greenspace, transportation and more - February 16th, 2022

Read an excerpt of a recent roundtable Q&A from Greenville Business Magazine featuring UF's Executive Director and other Upstate leaders involved in the Ten at the Top coalition. read more

These are our 2022 advocacy priorities - February 4th, 2022

Read more about the issues we're advocating for in 2022 and the reasons we've chosen to prioritize them. read more

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