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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

Legislative Updates 2020: May 4-8 - May 11th, 2020

State Legislature will return on Tuesday to discuss the budget, future of Santee Cooper and, of course, COVID-19. read more

By Shelley Robbins

COVID Weekly Update: May 8, 2020 - May 8th, 2020

In this week's update, Executive Director Andrea Cooper shares what our team has accomplished these past two months. 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

Legislative Updates 2020: April 27-May 1 - May 4th, 2020

They're coming back! Find out when our SC Senators and Representatives are heading back to the Statehouse, plus find information about upcoming Conversations with Conservationists webinars in this week's Legislative Updates. read more

By Shelley Robbins

COVID Weekly Update: May 1, 2020 - May 1st, 2020

In this week's update, Clean Water Director Erika Hollis discusses the Value of Water and introduces the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of the Upstate Advocate. Plus, how a landmark Supreme Court decision impacts UF's Clean Water Act lawsuit against Kinder Morgan and a new funding partnership for agricultural land protection. read more

Upstate Forever awarded $3.9 million USDA funding partnership - April 29th, 2020

Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding will be leveraged to protect critical land and water resources. read more

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