Our 25th anniversary edition of the "Upstate Advocate" is here - April 26th, 2023

We are proud to share with you the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, the "Upstate Advocate." This special edition celebrates Upstate Forever's 25 years of hard work, in addition to sharing the latest news and conservation successes from our team. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Legislative Updates: April 17 - 21 - April 25th, 2023

It's hard to believe there are only three weeks left in the session, and we could still use your help advocating for our conservation priorities. Although this is the first year of a two-year session, we are running out of time this year to pass legislation that can help protect the Upstate's land, water, and communities. Find out what our priorities are in this week's update. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

2023 ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon - April 25th, 2023

We are grateful to the sponsors, vendors, staff, board members, speakers, and guests who helped make this one of our best awards luncheons yet. read more

By Aldon Knight

The Upstate Update: April 2023 - April 22nd, 2023

In this Earth Day edition of our monthly digital newsletter, we share how you can be one of the first to receive our 25th anniversary t-shirt, an action alert regarding pipeline transparency, and more. read more

Legislative Updates: April 10 - 14 - April 17th, 2023

In this week's updates, learn how to respond to our action alert for pipeline accountability. The Public Service Commission needs to hear from you - sign up to testify for positive reforms to proposed regulations by April 24th. The bill to protect farmland advanced this week, and we learned more about the efforts to prioritize energy efficiency. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Legislative Updates: April 3 - 7 - April 12th, 2023

We had a great week at the Statehouse this week! Lobby Day was a huge success with the advancement of two priority bills. Read more about these bills and the week ahead. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Legislative Updates: March 27 - 31 - April 5th, 2023

Crossover is quickly approaching! April 10 is the deadline for bills to have passed out of their originating chamber before heading to the other. That means this Thursday is the effective deadline. Learn about bills heading to the House and Senate before crossover in this week's legislative updates. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

The Water Log: March 2023 - March 30th, 2023

Happy Spring! As you tend to the health of your lawns, plants, and trees this season, you might also want to consider if the streams on your property or nearby are healthy, too. This month's Water Log helps you identify healthy and unhealthy streams and provides suggestions for how to address those that are unhealthy. read more

By Erika Hollis

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