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Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices have closed while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. But while we are not together in the office, we remain together in our continued efforts to protect our region's critical lands, waters, and unique character.
Upstate Forever is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization relying on generous contributions from people like you. Here’s how you can help Upstate Forever defend your natural resources and promote balanced growth.
Upstate Forever currently offers the following categories of volunteering work:
You can also become a citizen water monitor through the SC Adopt A Stream program, which is led in partnership by SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and the CU Center for Watershed Excellence. Upstate Forever was instrumental in advocating for a statewide Adopt A Stream program.
Upstate Forever does not have internships on a regular schedule, but we do occasionally engage interns for specific projects based on qualifications and availability. If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please send your resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In an era of modern convenience, it’s all too easy to take clean water for granted. But as our region grows, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tremendous value of water — and to fight to protect it.
Upstate Forever's land trust recently renewed its national accreditation through a rigorous application and review process. Less than one-third of land trusts nationwide earn this distinction from the Land Trust Alliance.
The South Carolina Conservation Coalition is hosting a series of free, weekly webinars this spring. Hear from our partner organizations about offshore drilling, land protection, the State Water Plan, and more.
In the face of rapid growth, more funding is needed to protect the Upstate’s special places while we still have the opportunity.
Our team advocates for local and state policies that will help further our mission to protect the critical lands, waters, and unique character of Upstate South Carolina.
Your planned gift can help us achieve our goals for current and future generations, while you enjoy a wide variety of tax benefits.