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The 2019 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon is coming up on Tuesday, February 19th. Get your tickets today to the biggest green event in the Upstate!

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Land Planning & Policy

Show Up for Greenville's Future - February 4th, 2019

Hate sitting in traffic? Wish schools were built in more walkable locations? Show up and be part of the conversation to determine how Greenville will grow at upcoming County Comprehensive Plan meetings. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Spartanburg's Northside Initiative to receive Land Planning & Policy Champion award - January 16th, 2019

The Northside Initiative is the Land Planning & Policy Champion at Upstate Forever's 2019 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes the Initiative’s participants for their collaborative efforts to transform and revitalize Spartanburg’s Northside community. read more

Ecosystems Services: Why Conservation Boosts the Bottom Line - November 26th, 2018

Economists, researchers, and communities are taking a more sophisticated look at the economic value of natural areas, open space, and local water resources. read more

The trail that almost wasn't - October 26th, 2018

How Upstate Forever, Greenville County, GHS, and other partners fought tooth and nail to bring the game-changing GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail to life. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Greenville owes much to the Reedy River Master Plan - October 24th, 2018

The Reedy River Master Plan — which provided the framework for the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, Falls Park, Lake Conestee Nature Park, Unity Park, and more — is a prime example of how community planning can work. read more

By Barry Nocks, Professor Emeritus, Clemson

The GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail: More Than Just Recreation - October 16th, 2018

How the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail is expanding transit options for the Greenville community read more

By Ty Houck, Greenville County

Woodruff Road: What Worked? What Didn't? - August 28th, 2018

To many, Woodruff Road has become the poster child for traffic congestion in the Upstate – and how not to grow and evolve. Read how this notoriously clogged thoroughfare came to be in this in-depth case study from the Shaping Our Future Growth Alternatives Analysis. read more

What can Greenville learn from Charlotte? - June 21st, 2018

Meg Fencil of Sustain CLT discusses how Greenville can learn from Charlotte's successes and mistakes when it comes to traffic, transit, and land use policies. read more

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