Hiring: Land Policy Manager

We are seeking a Land Policy Manager to join our Land Planning & Policy program staff. If you would like to advance Upstate Forever's strategic goals related to land policy including protecting urban tree canopy and green spaces, expanding housing & mobility choices, building healthy, inclusive communities in rapidly urbanizing areas, protecting riparian buffers, productive farmlands and forests, and critical habitats in rural areas, learn more and apply today.

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The Water Log

Water is our planet's most precious natural resource, and Upstate Forever is working to safeguard both the quantity and quality of water in our region. Our Clean Water team sends out a periodic newsletter dedicated to clean water issues and advocacy, archived below.

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The Water Log: Riparian Buffers in Greenville County - September 11th, 2022

Find out what a riparian buffer is, why they are important, and the need for strengthening county-wide requirements in Greenville County. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Water Log: National Water Quality Month - August 17th, 2022

Read the latest edition of our Clean Water newsletter to learn about the history of National Water Quality Month, valuable information on the status of our local waters, and ways that you can protect water quality at home. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Water Log: Upstate Adventures - July 12th, 2022

There are few finer ways to enjoy the Upstate during these hot summer months than exploring and relaxing in the area’s many diverse water recreation areas. Find several of our team's favorite spots in this month's edition of The Water Log, our monthly email newsletter dedicated to Clean Water. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Water Log: Staff takeover and May event recap - June 10th, 2022

What exactly does a Clean Water & GIS Manager do? Find out what a key member of our team does in this month's Clean Water newsletter, plus a recap of several fun water events in May. read more

By Katie Hottel

The Water Log: Spring Events and Lawncare Best Practices - May 9th, 2022

Spring has sprung! Read our latest Clean Water newsletter for information on upcoming events and how you can safeguard local water quality while working on your lawn this season. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Water Log: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act! - April 12th, 2022

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This leaves those of us in the Clean Water world wondering... How are SC’s impaired waters doing? In this issue of The Water Log, UF's Clean Water newsletter, we delve into our waters’ status and how we compare to other waters throughout the nation. read more

By Erika Hollis

What is a Watershed-Based Plan? - March 7th, 2022

Our Clean Water team offers a deep dive on a key aspect of our work to safeguard the Upstate's water resources. read more

The Water Log: Do you know where your water comes from? - February 2nd, 2022

Find out on a UF member field trip to Anderson Regional Joint Water System's treatment facility. Plus, read about 2021 Clean Water successes, priorities for 2022, and our new team member. read more

By Erika Hollis

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