City of Greenville revised tree ordinance adopted - January 28th, 2021

On Monday, January 25, Greenville City Council finalized adoption of the revised tree ordinance at second reading. The ordinance will be reviewed every two years to understand its impact in actually preserving and protecting remaining tree canopy in Greenville. read more

Legislative Updates 2021: January 18-22 - January 25th, 2021

The SC Legislature has completed its second of 18 weeks, largely remotely due to security and COVID-19 concerns. Join Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins for a recap of week 2 in the Statehouse. read more

By Shelley Robbins

City of Greenville comp plan & tree ordinance 2nd reading on Monday - January 21st, 2021

City of Greenville residents and stakeholders, contact City Council and voice your support for adoption of the draft GVL2040 comprehensive plan & the updated tree ordinance before Monday's Council meeting. read more

The Upstate Update: January 2021 - January 21st, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, we share news about our first completed conservation project of the New Year, our 2021 advocacy priorities, and more. read more

Our 2021 advocacy priorities - January 20th, 2021

Here are the issues we’re advocating for in 2021 and the reasons we’ve chosen to prioritize them. read more

Legislative Updates 2021: January 11-15 - January 18th, 2021

The SC Legislature has completed the first of its 18 weeks in the Statehouse. Our Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins shares her first weekly Legislative Update of the 2021 Session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Historic 20-acre property in Travelers Rest permanently protected - January 15th, 2021

Upstate Forever and the Travelers Rest Historical Society are pleased to announce the permanent protection of the 20-acre Spring Park and Spring Park Inn on Main Street. read more

City of Greenville tree ordinance advances — without infill exemption — and other news to celebrate - January 13th, 2021

We're celebrating several local land planning and policy successes this week! Read on for status updates on the City of Greenville's proposed tree ordinance, GVL2040, Transforming Greer 2030 and more. read more

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