What is SC doing about toxic 'forever chemicals?' - November 13th, 2022

Energy & State Policy Director Megan Chase-Muller answers your questions about "PFAS" and how Upstate Forever is advocating for drinking water protections in South Carolina. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Clean energy creates jobs & drives innovation - November 12th, 2022

UF's Energy Advocate Michael Coleman explains how the clean energy sector will create good paying jobs while also making our communities more resilient. read more

By Michael Coleman

Businesses thriving on conservation properties - November 11th, 2022

From green burials, grass-fed beef farms, event venues and vineyards, local easement holders are proving how conservation and economic success work together in the Upstate read more

The intersection of conservation & smart growth - November 10th, 2022

Land Policy Director Sherry Barrett reveals why it's imperative to embrace the symbiotic relationship between "traditional" conservation and land use planning and policy. read more

By Sherry Barrett

How to safeguard water — naturally and cost-effectively - November 9th, 2022

Clean Water Director Erika Hollis why clean water is not only crucial to sustaining our bodies and environment, it is also fundamental in a successful economy — and how we can work together to protect this important natural resource. read more

By Erika Hollis

Local funding is a key to conservation success - November 8th, 2022

Scott Park — UF's Glenn Hilliard Director of Land Conservation — explains why local funding for conservation is critical to the future of the Upstate's green spaces and natural resources. read more

By Scott Park

Read the latest issue of the "Upstate Advocate" - November 7th, 2022

We are proud to share with you the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, the "Upstate Advocate." In this issue, we explore the balance between conservation and economic development and share the latest news from Upstate Forever staff. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Recently Protected: Tyger River Confluence at Nesbitt Shoals - November 6th, 2022

Our Land Conservation team recently worked with The Tyger River Foundation to place the 201-acre Tyger River Confluence at Nesbitt Shoals property under conservation easement with support from the South Carolina Conservation Bank and SC DHEC. read more

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