Legislative Updates 2022: January 17-21 - January 24th, 2022

Find a new action alert for the joint resolution to limit toxic "forever chemicals" in our drinking water, view last week's Senate Briefing, read about two good bills that passed, and what to look out for this week in the latest Legislative Update from our State Policy Director. read more

By Megan Chase

Progress Toward Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Goals - January 20th, 2022

A status update regarding Upstate Forever's goals for diversity, equity and inclusion set forth in 2020. read more

Legislative Updates 2022: January 10-14 - January 18th, 2022

Welcome to the first Legislative Update of 2022! UF's State Policy Manager fills us in on what happened during Week 1, details "the Year of the Budget," and shares two bills that your legislators need to hear you support. read more

By Megan Chase

2021 In Review - December 21st, 2021

As we enter the final days of 2021, we're pausing to reflect on the conservation successes this year has brought for Upstate Forever, our partners, and all who are proud to call Upstate South Carolina home. read more

The Upstate Update: December 2021 - December 20th, 2021

In this month's Upstate Update, view highlights of our work this year, get details for an upcoming (outdoor) volunteer opportunity, purchase tickets for the ForeverGreen luncheon, and more. read more

(Postponed) Save the date for ForeverGreen 2022 - December 14th, 2021

Update: This event has been postponed due to the current surge of Covid-19 cases in our community. | Mark your calendar for ForeverGreen, Upstate Forever’s annual awards luncheon that celebrates individuals and organizations for significant contributions in fields related to conservation and sustainable growth, on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. read more

Greenville's bold goals mean big changes - November 28th, 2021

Land Policy Manager Sherry Barrett breaks down some of the choices and changes that need to be made in the GVL Development Code update to meet the goals laid out in the City of Greenville's comp plan. read more

By Sherry Barrett

Bicycle Botany at Stumphouse Park - November 27th, 2021

Stumphouse Park is a true gem of the Upstate that provides cyclists of all ages and skill-levels an excellent workout and a chance to experience the wildness of the Blue Ridge Escarpment region.   read more

By Lauren Muller

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