Volunteers Needed!

Join Upstate Forever and TreesUpstate for a socially distanced morning removing invasive plant species and taking care of trees at Greenville's Conestee Nature Preserve on Saturday, October 2 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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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

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 11 - March 29th, 2020

There are no new announcements and no meetings scheduled at the Statehouse at the moment, but we have collaborated with our partners to bring you Conversations with Conservationists, a weekly webinar series about energy and conservation issues in SC. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Upstate Forever’s land trust renews national accreditation - March 27th, 2020

Less than one-third of land trusts nationwide earn this distinction from the Land Trust Alliance. read more

By Scott Park

Conversations with Conservationists - March 24th, 2020

The South Carolina Conservation Coalition — a group of more than 40 organizations from across SC, including Upstate Forever — is hosting a series of free, weekly webinars. You'll have the opportunity to hear from our partner organizations about offshore drilling, land protection, advocacy, the State Water Plan, and more. read more

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 10 - March 22nd, 2020

There is a lot of uncertainty related to the impact COVID-19 will have on South Carolina, but one thing has been made clear: your legislators and your conservation organizations have demonstrated an impressive ability to pivot, adapt and respond. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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