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Upstate Forever is seeking a Land Policy Grassroots Specialist to join our Land Planning & Policy program staff. Applications for this role must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023.

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Legislative Updates 2022: March 14 - 18 - March 21st, 2022

There are just 8 weeks remaining in this year's legislative session. State Policy Director Megan Chase breaks down the latest news and what to expect in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

The Upstate Update: March 2022 - March 20th, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate the work your support made possible in 2021 with our Donor Impact Report, share details about several upcoming events, and more. read more

Meet the Team: Land Conservation Operations Associate Alison Miller - March 16th, 2022

Each month, we introduce you to a member of the Upstate Forever staff through a few rapid fire questions. This month, get to know Land Conservation Operations Associate Alison Miller. read more

Legislative Updates 2022: March 7 - 11 - March 15th, 2022

At the halfway point in the Legislative Session, time is running out to get bills through committees and at least one chamber. Read the latest from the Statehouse, what bills we are following, and more in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

What is a Watershed-Based Plan? - March 7th, 2022

Our Clean Water team offers a deep dive on a key aspect of our work to safeguard the Upstate's water resources. read more

Legislative Updates 2022: February 28 - March 4 - March 7th, 2022

The first Conservation Lobby Day and Oyster Roast in several years is on the calendar for March 22. Find more details about Lobby Day, as well as what happened last week at the Statehouse and what to watch this week, in the latest Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

Red Fox Games combines conservation with paintball - March 7th, 2022

Vaughn Smith, who protected his 120-acre property through a conservation easement with Upstate Forever in 2020, has spent the last forty years revitalizing once barren farmland and transforming it into a paintball business in Woodruff, SC. read more

By Caitlyn Smith Gendusa

Our 2021 donor impact report - February 28th, 2022

Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-transforming social climate, UF had one of its most productive years yet. And we could not have accomplished our indispensable work without your support. View last year's conservation highlights and success stories in our 2021 donor impact report. read more

By Andrea Cooper

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