The Upstate Update

The Upstate Update is a digital newsletter curated and shared each month that offers insights into Upstate Forever's recent work, highlights upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, and shares other conservation and advocacy news.

We post the Upstate Update here on the Upstate Forever blog each month. If you would like to receive the Upstate Update directly in your email inbox, please sign up for the mailing list.

COVID Weekly Update: Earth Day Edition (April 22, 2020) - April 22nd, 2020

In this week's update, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! read more

COVID Weekly Update: April 17, 2020 - April 17th, 2020

In this week's update, we'll take you along on a virtual stewardship site visit, share a fun and family-friendly outdoor activity, and more. read more

COVID Weekly Update: April 10, 2020 - April 10th, 2020

Earth Month has arrived! While this year's celebration certainly feels different than any other, we're offering some ways we can honor Earth Month together — virtually — in this week's update. read more

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

COVID Weekly Update: March 20, 2020 - March 20th, 2020

While much of our world has paused in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff's work to balance our region's growth with the protection of the Upstate's natural resources continues. To keep the Upstate's conservation advocates in-the-know from afar, we've shifted Upstate Forever's monthly newsletter, the Upstate Update, to a weekly update. read more

Seeking solace in uncertain times: How Upstate Forever is responding to COVID-19 - March 18th, 2020

Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices closed this week while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. Find the rest of our response to the developing COVID-19 situation here. read more

The Upstate Update: February 2020 - February 18th, 2020

In this month's Upstate Update, we discuss how development could impact future flooding and water quality in the Upstate, honor Black History Month, and celebrate World Wetlands Day. read more

The Upstate Update: January 2020 - January 22nd, 2020

In this month's Upstate Update, we reflect on 2019's successes, share Upstate Forever's 2020 advocacy priorities, invite you to join us for the ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon, and provide updates on Greenville and Spartanburg's comprehensive planning processes. read more

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