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

Legislative Updates: January 16 - 20 - January 24th, 2023

This week saw a deep dive into the State Budget and a new bill has already passed. Read this week's update to learn more about these developments and to sign up for Conversations with Conservationists on Wednesday, January 25th. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Meet the Team: Clean Water & GIS Manager Katie Hottel - January 24th, 2023

Each month, we introduce you to a member of the Upstate Forever staff through a few rapid-fire questions. This month, get to know Clean Water & GIS Manager Katie Hottel. read more

Legislative Updates 2023: January 9-13 - January 17th, 2023

Our 2023 Legislative Updates from State Policy Director Megan Chase-Muller are here. Find out what you need to know heading in to the legislative session. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Anderson County Watershed Protection Council announces its first grant recipients - January 13th, 2023

On the shores of Broadway Lake, the Anderson County Watershed Protection Council — of which Upstate Forever is a member — yesterday announced its first grants have been awarded. read more

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