Legislative Updates: February 13-17 - February 21st, 2023

The Legislative Session is already a third of the way through. This week was packed with new bills and updates for preservation and clean energy. Our State Policy Director, Megan Chase-Muller, and our Energy Advocate, Michael Coleman, take us on a deep dive into the electrification of SC's transportation sector in this week's Legislative Update. 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 Water Log: February 2023 - February 17th, 2023

Happy New Year from the Clean Water Team! See what legislation we are prioritizing this year for clean water conservation and learn about several great events happening February - April. read more

By Erika Hollis

Heirs' Property is the Leading Cause of Black Involuntary Land Loss - February 15th, 2023

This Black History Month we are featuring The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation located in North Charleston, SC, for their work that helps families protect and keep their family land, build generational wealth, and grow working landscapes. read more

By Elizabeth Swails

More than 700 acres in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens Counties recently protected by Upstate Forever - February 15th, 2023

We're thrilled to announce the recent protection of six properties totaling 735 acres across the Upstate. read more

Legislative Updates: February 6-10 - February 14th, 2023

On this Valentine's Day, we have much to report. Although we expected a slow week for conservation, we were surprised to see several new bills introduced, including one that would create a new State Trails Trust Fund. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

ForeverGreen tickets now on sale - February 13th, 2023

Early bird tickets are now available for our ForeverGreen Luncheon and 25th anniversary celebration on Monday, April 24! read more

Legislative Updates: January 31 - February 3 - February 7th, 2023

In this week's news from the Statehouse, find out about several bills that made progress on the House floor, and learn about the Conservation Enhancement Act that calls for a doubling of protected lands by 2050. Megan Chase-Muller covers these bold goals and discusses the challenges posed by Heirs' Property. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

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