The Upstate Update: November 2023 - November 29th, 2023

In this month's Upstate Update, we express our gratitude for the support we've received this year, showcase what staff has been up to recently, and remember Rudy Mancke and the enormous impact he had on conservation in South Carolina. read more

The Water Log: November 2023 - November 29th, 2023

Check out the November edition of the Water Log to see updates on recent events we've attended and to learn about how to avoid F.O.G. (fats, oils, and grease) pollution this holiday season. read more

By Erika Hollis

Meet the Team: Land Stewardship Coordinator Ericka Berg - November 14th, 2023

Get to know Upstate Forever's Land Stewardship Coordinator Ericka Berg through a few rapid-fire questions. read more

New conservation easements - November 3rd, 2023

We arepleased to announce our four most recent conservation easements, totaling 317.8 acres protected forever. read more

Ask an Advocate: How does a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling impact Upstate waters? - November 2nd, 2023

Clean Water Director Erika Hollis explains a 2023 Supreme Court ruling weakening wetland protection and what it means for the Upstate. read more

By Erika Hollis

Action Alert: Urge Greenville Co. Council to vote YES on riparian buffer requirements - November 2nd, 2023

There's still time to help ensure Greenville County Council votes to support 50' riparian buffers for new development on all Waters of the State county-wide. read more

Nature and wildlife photography tips - November 1st, 2023

You don’t need expensive gear to shoot stunning nature images. Program & Event Coordinator — and talented photographer — Cathy Bester shares three key tips to better capture the wildlife around you. read more

By Cathy Bester

5 ways to cultivate a living landscape - October 31st, 2023

Whether your space is a large and luxurious lawn, a compact apartment balcony, or a plot in a community garden, you don’t need to take on daunting projects to make your property a welcoming habitat for local wildlife. Try one or more of these simple projects to make your property more nature friendly and full of life. read more

By Megan Burton

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