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GLASSY

GLASSY MOUNTAIN APPEAL FILED

We’ve filed an appeal against the Pickens County Planning Commission about a proposed 254-home subdivision on the side of Glassy Mountain, a rare geologic formation and a Pickens Icon.

HESTER

HESTER DAIRY PROTECTED

Our Land Trust recently closed a conservation easement on Hester Dairy Farm. Upstate Forever protects over 21,000 acres on 114 properties across the Upstate through voluntary conservation easements.

PADDLE

PADDLE SC SITE IS LIVE

The newly redesigned website GoPaddleSC.com makes connecting with our state’s gorgeous blueways easier than ever. Search paddling trips by difficulty, duration, and location, and see real-time water flow reports.

IT’S NOW OR NEVER

Preserve our region’s character

Growth in the Upstate is skyrocketing. We must act immediately to protect our region’s natural resources and unique character from unchecked sprawl and short-sighted development practices. Join our mailing list to receive news, updates, and action alerts.

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