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

The Upstate Update: July 2023 - July 23rd, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, read the first post in our new "Rural Preservation Series," find info about the upcoming Citizens Planning Academy, and more news you might have missed. read more

The Upstate Update: June 2023 - June 25th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, find some huge news about the future Saluda Grade Trail, read a recap of the recent Electric Vehicle Energy Roundtable, and learn about the latest updates to the "Restore Chattooga Gorge" initiative. read more

The Upstate Update: May 2023 - May 22nd, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we begin Upstate Forever's celebration of 25 years of hard work, in addition to sharing the latest news and updates from our staff. read more

The Upstate Update: April 2023 - April 22nd, 2023

In this Earth Day edition of our monthly digital newsletter, we share how you can be one of the first to receive our 25th anniversary t-shirt, an action alert regarding pipeline transparency, and more. read more

The Upstate Update: March 2023 - March 20th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we share exciting news about the future Saluda Grade Trail, an opportunity to join our team, and a full calendar of upcoming events. read more

The Upstate Update: February 2023 - February 19th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate the recent protection of 700+ acres across the Upstate, share details for an upcoming volunteer opportunity, and more. read more

The Upstate Update: January 2023 - January 25th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we reflect on 2022's conservation successes, celebrate grants awarded for water quality work in Anderson County, and more. read more

The Upstate Update: December 2022 - December 18th, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we share several reasons why folks like you support Upstate Forever's work, a time-sensitive action alert, and more recent news. read more

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