The Upstate Update: November 2023 - November 29th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we express our gratitude for the support we've received this year, showcase what staff has been up to recently, and remember Rudy Mancke and the enormous impact he had on conservation in South Carolina. read more

The Water Log: November 2023 - November 29th, 2023

Check out the November edition of the Water Log to see updates on recent events we've attended and to learn about how to avoid F.O.G. (fats, oils, and grease) pollution this holiday season. read more

By Erika Hollis

Meet the Team: Land Stewardship Coordinator Ericka Berg - November 14th, 2023

Get to know Upstate Forever's Land Stewardship Coordinator Ericka Berg through a few rapid-fire questions. read more

Ask an Advocate: How does a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling impact Upstate waters? - November 2nd, 2023

Clean Water Director Erika Hollis explains a 2023 Supreme Court ruling weakening wetland protection and what it means for the Upstate. read more

By Erika Hollis

Action Alert: Urge Greenville Co. Council to vote YES on riparian buffer requirements - November 2nd, 2023

There's still time to help ensure Greenville County Council votes to support 50' riparian buffers for new development on all Waters of the State county-wide. read more

How developed land impacts urban waters - October 27th, 2023

Clean Water Specialist Rebecca Wade explains how stormwater from development and human activity can cause problems for urban waters — and ways you can help protect local waterways. read more

By Rebecca Wade

The Upstate Update: October 2023 - October 27th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, check out how we've been celebrating Halloween with our monthlong series: Creepy Conservation, and see what we've been up to at local Land Trust Day events, our Annual Meeting, and upcoming events you can be a part of. read more

Healing urban ecosystems — the natural way - October 26th, 2023

Land Policy Manager Allie Martinsen explores ways that many communities are successfully addressing negative development impacts through effective, low-cost nature-based solutions. read more

By Allie Martinsen

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