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Upstate Forever protects 664 acres in Abbeville County

Upstate Forever protects 664 acres in Abbeville County - August 10th 2021

Morrow Creek Timbers is a nearly 430-acre property comprising hardwood forests, 30 acres of wetlands, and a 6-acre pond. MROS Preserve is approximately 239 acres of pine and hardwood forest and frontage on Gill Creek, a tributary of the Savannah River. Funding from the South Carolina Conservation Bank made protection of these two properties possible. read more


More than 2,000 acres protected by Upstate Forever in 2020

More than 2,000 acres protected by Upstate Forever in 2020 - February 24th 2021

We are proud to announce the permanent protection of 2,176 acres of private and public farmlands, forests, and greenspace across the 10-county Upstate South Carolina region in 2020. read more


Upstate Forever announces recipients of the 2021 ForeverGreen Awards

Upstate Forever announces recipients of the 2021 ForeverGreen Awards - February 18th 2021

Special-edition Spring 2021 publication will celebrate award winners in place of annual luncheon. read more


Upcoming virtual panel to explore environmental justice issues in the Upstate

Upcoming virtual panel to explore environmental justice issues in the Upstate - February 3rd 2021

The Upstate community is invited to “Erasing the Redline: How Communities of Color are Disproportionately Exposed to Pollution and How to Fix It,” a virtual panel discussion about the adverse effects that pollution has on communities of color, and how to provide sustainable solutions for those communities. The panel is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from noon - 1 pm. read more


Historic property in Travelers Rest permanently protected

Historic property in Travelers Rest permanently protected - January 15th 2021

Upstate Forever and the Travelers Rest Historical Society are pleased to announce the permanent protection of the 20-acre Spring Park and Spring Park Inn on Main Street. read more


Greenville County adopts conservation trust fund to protect threatened resources

Greenville County adopts conservation trust fund to protect threatened resources - December 15th 2020

This evening, Greenville County Council passed an ordinance establishing a trust fund to help permanently protect Greenville’s natural and historic assets for residents, visitors, and future generations. read more


Upstate Forever Opposes PNG Gas Pipeline Project

Upstate Forever Opposes PNG Gas Pipeline Project - November 19th 2020

The Piedmont Natural Gas project threatens water quality, endangered species, and property rights in Greenville County. read more


Southern Environmental Law Center: $1.5 million secured for watershed protection and awareness

Southern Environmental Law Center: $1.5 million secured for watershed protection and awareness - October 23rd 2020

A fund of $1.5 million has been established to protect and remediate water resources in Anderson County as a result of a Clean Water Act suit brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Upstate Forever and the Savannah Riverkeeper. read more

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