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New State Water Plan focuses on regional water needs - April 17th, 2020

To ensure that an adequate and reliable supply of water will be available for our homes, businesses, farms, and ecosystems for the next 50 years, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is updating our State Water Plan. Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase shares why you should care and how you can help ensure the Upstate has plenty of water as the region grows. read more

By Megan Chase

COVID Weekly Update: April 17, 2020 - April 17th, 2020

In this week's update, we'll take you along on a virtual stewardship site visit, share a fun and family-friendly outdoor activity, and more. read more

Legislative Updates 2020: April 6-10 - April 12th, 2020

The SC House and Senate reconvened for one day this week to pass a Continuing Resolution and Sine Die Resolution, but were derailed by disagreements over the fate of state-owned utility Santee Cooper. Find more details, plus information about the upcoming Conversations with Conservationists webinars, in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

COVID Weekly Update: April 10, 2020 - April 10th, 2020

Earth Month has arrived! While this year's celebration certainly feels different than any other, we're offering some ways we can honor Earth Month together — virtually — in this week's update. read more

The Water Log: Our clean water work continues - April 7th, 2020

Amid all this uncertainty, Upstate Forever's Clean Water team is continuing to tackle issues that affect our drinking water sources and the natural lands that contribute to their health (from the comfort of our pajamas). read more

By Megan Chase

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 12 - April 5th, 2020

To avoid a budgetary crisis, both the House and the Senate will carefully convene this week. Plus, find registration links and information for the next two "Conversations with Conservationists" webinars. read more

By Shelley Robbins

COVID Weekly Update: April 3, 2020 - April 3rd, 2020

In this week's update, Scott Park shares some great news from Upstate Forever's Land Conservation team. read more

Citizens Planning Academy: Spring 2020 Presentations and Information - April 1st, 2020

Speaker presentations, materials, and other information from this spring's Citizens Planning Academy series. read more

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