Join Our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy

This online, interactive course is designed to help Greenville residents, business owners, and neighborhood leaders understand processes that drive local planning and land use policy decisions, as well as the roles and perspectives of diverse stakeholders. Eight one-hour lunch and learn-style sessions will take place over Zoom beginning on Wednesdays in April.

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Greenville City Council adopts GVL2040. What happens next? - February 24th, 2021

On Monday, February 22, Greenville City Council adopted GVL2040, a new comprehensive plan to guide the growth of the city over the next two decades. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Legislative Updates 2021: February 15-19 - February 22nd, 2021

Read the latest conservation news from the Statehouse, including updates on a drinking water action alert, pyrolysis, and Santee Cooper. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The reality of Black land loss - February 20th, 2021

By the early 1900s, African Americans had acquired millions of acres of land across the United States. A century later, 90% of that land had been lost. read more

By Megan Burton

Apply for the Spring 2021 Virtual Citizens Planning Academy - February 19th, 2021

Have you ever wondered how things get built in Greenville? Do you want to know how and why we should plan for future development that is 5, 10, or 15 years away? Apply today for our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy, beginning on Wednesday, April 14. read more

By Sherry Barrett

The Upstate Update: February 2021 - February 18th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, meet the 2021 ForeverGreen Award Honorees, read our 2020 donor impact report, and more. read more

Your support made the difference in 2020 - February 17th, 2021

Our mission to protect the Upstateā€™s critical land and water resources has never been more relevant or urgent, but we could not do any of this crucial work without your support. Read to see the impact your support made in 2020. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Legislative Updates 2021: February 8-12 - February 15th, 2021

In this week's Legislative Update, Shelley Robbins shares why this might finally be the year for significant electric vehicle policy change in SC and why your action is needed now regarding trash incineration and pyrolysis. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 1-5 - February 8th, 2021

In this week's Legislative Update, Shelley Robbins gives a recap of week 4 at the Statehouse, a deep dive in to burning trash and melting plastics, and the latest on several bills we are tracking. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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