Legislative Updates 2022: March 7 - 11 - March 15th, 2022

At the halfway point in the Legislative Session, time is running out to get bills through committees and at least one chamber. Read the latest from the Statehouse, what bills we are following, and more in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

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

Legislative Updates 2022: February 28 - March 4 - March 7th, 2022

The first Conservation Lobby Day and Oyster Roast in several years is on the calendar for March 22. Find more details about Lobby Day, as well as what happened last week at the Statehouse and what to watch this week, in the latest Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

Red Fox Games combines conservation with paintball - March 7th, 2022

Vaughn Smith, who protected his 120-acre property through a conservation easement with Upstate Forever in 2020, has spent the last forty years revitalizing once barren farmland and transforming it into a paintball business in Woodruff, SC. read more

By Caitlyn Smith Gendusa

Our 2021 donor impact report - February 28th, 2022

Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-transforming social climate, UF had one of its most productive years yet. And we could not have accomplished our indispensable work without your support. View last year's conservation highlights and success stories in our 2021 donor impact report. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Legislative Updates 2022: February 21 - 25 - February 28th, 2022

With several budgets and conservation-related bills flying through SC House and Senate committees, it can be overwhelming to make sense of what's important. Luckily, you can find quick summaries of relevant news each week at the Statehouse here. read more

By Megan Chase

Restoring native grasses on protected property - February 28th, 2022

Conservation easement landowner Chad Culbertson discusses grassland habitat restoration with Land Stewardship Associate Lauren Muller. read more

By Lauren Muller

The Upstate Update: February 2022 - February 21st, 2022

In this month's Upstate Update, we celebrate 2021's conservation successes, share our 2022 advocacy priorities, an action alert for Greenville County residents, and more. read more

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