Join Our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy

This online, interactive course is designed to help Greenville residents, business owners, and neighborhood leaders understand processes that drive local planning and land use policy decisions, as well as the roles and perspectives of diverse stakeholders. Eight one-hour lunch and learn-style sessions will take place over Zoom beginning on Wednesdays in April.

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Special Gift for Supporters


Share the beauty of the Upstate

Donate $35 or more and receive an exclusive set of six notecards featuring prints from six local artists featured in the latest issue of the Upstate Advocate. While supplies last. Click here to make a gift today

Thank you for supporting Upstate Forever's work to protect the critical lands, waters, and unique character of Upstate South Carolina. 


Featured works

View from the Fox Patch (Detail)
Kent Ambler
Woodcut print

Liquid Mind (Detail)
Roberto Cortez
Oil painting on canvas

Cotton Patch Farms (Detail)
Jessica Fields
Oil painting on canvas

It's Not Easy Being Green (Detail)
Allison Ford
Acrylic painting on canvas

The Old Barn
Sarah Mandell
Fiber art

Blue Ridge Sunset (Detail)
Dwight Rose
Watercolor painting

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