Heirs' Property is the Leading Cause of Black Involuntary Land Loss - February 15th, 2023

This Black History Month we are featuring The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation located in North Charleston, SC, for their work that helps families protect and keep their family land, build generational wealth, and grow working landscapes. read more

By Elizabeth Swails

More than 700 acres in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens Counties recently protected by Upstate Forever - February 15th, 2023

We're thrilled to announce the recent protection of six properties totaling 735 acres across the Upstate. read more

Legislative Updates: February 6-10 - February 14th, 2023

On this Valentine's Day, we have much to report. Although we expected a slow week for conservation, we were surprised to see several new bills introduced, including one that would create a new State Trails Trust Fund. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

ForeverGreen tickets now on sale - February 13th, 2023

Early bird tickets are now available for our ForeverGreen Luncheon and 25th anniversary celebration on Monday, April 24! read more

Legislative Updates: January 31 - February 3 - February 7th, 2023

In this week's news from the Statehouse, find out about several bills that made progress on the House floor, and learn about the Conservation Enhancement Act that calls for a doubling of protected lands by 2050. Megan Chase-Muller covers these bold goals and discusses the challenges posed by Heirs' Property. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Legislative Updates: January 23 - 27 - January 31st, 2023

Our priorities are gaining momentum in January, and lawmakers are listening to the Conservation Community. The SC Conservation Coalition Senate Briefing was enormously successful. Learn about this, new bills and actions, and more on the budget deep dive in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Save the date for our 2023 awards luncheon and 25th anniversary celebration - January 30th, 2023

Mark your calendar for a special celebration on Monday, April 24 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Embassy Suites off Verdae Boulevard in Greenville. read more

The Upstate Update: January 2023 - January 25th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we reflect on 2022's conservation successes, celebrate grants awarded for water quality work in Anderson County, and more. read more

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