Join Us for Crossroads: A Community Rally for Change!

Join Upstate Forever at Zen Greenville from 5:30 - 7:30 pm Tuesday, March 19 as we celebrate the launch of Crossroads, our campaign to protect and maintain our region’s high quality of life for future generations.

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Support local food by saving local farms - June 1st, 2017

To have an abundance of local food, you must have plenty of local working farms. However, because rural land is so highly prized by developers for new construction, owners of Upstate farms are facing growing pressure to sell. read more

By Scott Park

Legislative Wrap Up - May 2017 - May 17th, 2017

The SC Legislature wrapped up their most recent session on May 11. Here’s a recap of the bills we worked on at Upstate Forever as a member of the Steering Committee for the CVSC's Conservation Coalition. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The property rights disconnect - February 26th, 2017

There is a significant disconnect between federal regulations and local control and impact. The siting of infrastructure is a tricky thing, as is the issue of “need” relative to the power of eminent domain. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Here's why you can no longer recycle glass in the Upstate - March 16th, 2016

Citizens in many communities in the Upstate are dismayed by recent announcements that they will no longer be able to recycle their household glass. Unfortunately, the cities and counties affected have no choice in the matter. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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