How Upstate Forever is responding to COVID-19

Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices have closed while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. But while we are not together in the office, we remain together in our continued efforts to protect our region's critical lands, waters, and unique character.

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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

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 4 - February 3rd, 2019

It was a fairly low-key week in the Statehouse, so this is the perfect time to talk about who is in the Statehouse and why — including Upstate Forever's new energy lobbyist. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 3 - January 27th, 2019

We're disappointed to see the return of the "plastics ban ban," and more updates from this third week of the legislative session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 2 - January 20th, 2019

The second week of session is now behind us, and energy continues to be our focal point. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The Upstate Update: January 2019 - January 20th, 2019

In this month's Upstate Update, get the details on this year's ForeverGreen Luncheon and award recipients, read about recent conservation successes, ways you can create a lasting legacy, and more. read more

Dick Carr to receive the inaugural Marjorie E. Schmidt Stewardship Award - January 19th, 2019

Dick Carr is being honored with the Marjorie E. Schmidt Stewardship Award at Upstate Forever's 2019 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes Mr. Carr for his tireless dedication to UF for more than a decade. read more

Doug Harper to receive the Tommy Wyche Land Conservation Champion award - January 18th, 2019

Doug Harper is being honored with the Tommy Wyche Land Conservation Champion award at Upstate Forever's 2019 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes Doug for his central role in the permanent reauthorization of the SC Conservation Bank. read more

Nikki Grumbine to receive Clean Water Champion award - January 17th, 2019

Nikki Grumbine is being honored with the Clean Water Champion award at Upstate Forever's 2019 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes Nikki for her leadership with the Friends of the Reedy River Board. read more

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