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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 has no open positions at this time. To receive updates about future opportunities, join our email newsletter list at upstateforever.org/email, or follow us on social media on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
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 and cover letter to email@example.com.
Nestled at the base of Table Rock and hugging Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway 11, the recent addition of 21 protected acres at Grant Meadow in Pickens County joins a 36-acre property protected in 2013.
Watch the recording of a recent panel discussion featuring representatives from community and environmental groups and find resources to get involved with environmental justice issues in Upstate South Carolina.
Our nationally-accredited land trust protected 2,176 acres of private and public farmlands, forests, and greenspace across the 10-county Upstate SC region in 2020.
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.
As our region grows, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tremendous value of water — and to fight to protect it.
Your planned gift can help us achieve our goals for current and future generations, while you enjoy a wide variety of tax benefits.