Legislative Updates 2022: January 10-14 - January 18th, 2022

Welcome to the first Legislative Update of 2022! UF's State Policy Manager fills us in on what happened during Week 1, details "the Year of the Budget," and shares two bills that your legislators need to hear you support. read more

By Megan Chase

2021 In Review - December 21st, 2021

As we enter the final days of 2021, we're pausing to reflect on the conservation successes this year has brought for Upstate Forever, our partners, and all who are proud to call Upstate South Carolina home. read more

The Upstate Update: December 2021 - December 20th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, view highlights of our work this year, get details for an upcoming (outdoor) volunteer opportunity, purchase tickets for the ForeverGreen luncheon, and more. read more

(Postponed) Save the date for ForeverGreen 2022 - December 14th, 2021

Update: This event has been postponed due to the current surge of Covid-19 cases in our community. | Mark your calendar for ForeverGreen, Upstate Forever’s annual awards luncheon that celebrates individuals and organizations for significant contributions in fields related to conservation and sustainable growth, on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. read more

Greenville's bold goals mean big changes - November 28th, 2021

Land Policy Manager Sherry Barrett breaks down some of the choices and changes that need to be made in the GVL Development Code update to meet the goals laid out in the City of Greenville's comp plan. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Bicycle Botany at Stumphouse Park - November 27th, 2021

Stumphouse Park is a true gem of the Upstate that provides cyclists of all ages and skill-levels an excellent workout and a chance to experience the wildness of the Blue Ridge Escarpment region.   read more

By Lauren Muller

Where are the best birding spots in the Upstate? - November 26th, 2021

Expert birder and photographer Dr. Anthony Martin shares some of his favorite spots to get up close and personal with local featherfolk. read more

By Dr. Anthony Q. Martin

Creating a more equitable tree canopy - November 25th, 2021

Executive Director of TreesUpstate Joelle Teachey offers a perspective on the many benefits of trees, and why it's important to address the tree deficits of less affluent communities. read more

By Joelle Teachey

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