Citizens Planning Academy: Fall 2023 Presentations and Resources - September 21st, 2023

Speaker presentations, resources, and other information for the 2023 Citizen Planning Academy participants. read more

Save the date for two Saluda Grade Trail public meetings in October - September 21st, 2023

The best version of the Saluda Grade Trail is one that includes your input! You can stop by two public meetings Oct. 17 and 19 give input on your vision, goals, and concerns for this rail trail project. read more

How are PFAS impacting South Carolina's waters? - September 20th, 2023

UF's Clean Water Director Erika Hollis discusses the manmade chemicals called PFAS (Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances) and why they exist at unsafe levels in our waterways. Learn about how these forever chemicals get into our waterways and what the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) is doing for residents with private wells. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Steward: Introducing Our New Digital Landowner Newsletter - September 7th, 2023

The Steward, Upstate Forever's formerly printed and biannually produced newsletter for landowners, is moving to a new, digital format. In this inaugural edition, meet UF's Land Stewardship Coordinator Ericka Berg, read the latest Land Management update, and find information about upcoming volunteer workdays. read more

By Lauren Ulich

Exciting updates about the Tyger River Confluence Blueway and Park Project - August 22nd, 2023

The Tyger River Confluence Blueway and Park project is a transformative conservation and outdoor recreation project in Spartanburg County. A master plan for this community driven initiative is currently underway. read more

By Erika Hollis

The Upstate Update: August 2023 - August 21st, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, learn about the recently adopted Plan Spartanburg, a position open on our Land Conservation team, our limited edition 25th anniversary T-shirts, and upcoming events you don't want to miss. read more

Apply now for the Citizens Planning Academy - August 1st, 2023

City of Greenville and/or Greenville County residents who are motivated to become engaged in local land use planning and policy decision-making are encouraged to apply for this free, introductory 6-week course designed. read more

How 'Missing Middle Housing' could help Spartanburg manage growth - July 23rd, 2023

Land Policy Manager Allie Martinsen shares one strategy that could help to guide and shape growth to enhance the character of rural, suburban, and urban places like Spartanburg. read more

By Allie Martinsen

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