How Upstate Forever is responding to COVID-19

Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices have closed while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. But while we are not together in the office, we remain together in our continued efforts to protect our region's critical lands, waters, and unique character.

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The Value of Water

The Spring/Summer 2020 issue of the Upstate Advocate — our twice yearly print newsletter sponsored by Pacolet Milliken Enterprises — explores threats facing our region’s water resources and how you can get involved in the fight to protect them. You can view excerpts from this issue below or click here to view the full print newsletter.

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Bruce Adams: Water is essential for local food - May 18th, 2020

A 4th-generation farmer discusses how he feeds a University campus without the use of an irrigation system. read more

Why does sprawl impact water quality? - May 13th, 2020

As pressure to develop more and more land across our region increases, so do the threats to the Upstate's water resources. read more

Brooks and Kay Wade: Our lakes, rivers, & streams make the Upstate beautiful - May 12th, 2020

The owners and operators of Jocassee Lake Tours share what makes the Upstate's waters special. read more

How Upstate Forever works to protect water - May 5th, 2020

Now, more than ever, it's crucial we protect our region's water sources. Learn more about how Upstate Forever's Clean Water team works to protect the Upstate's clean and abundant waters. read more

How development impacts water quality - April 23rd, 2020

As our region grows, it’s more important than ever to protect water quality in the Upstate. read more

By Erika Hollis

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