Volunteers Needed!

Join Upstate Forever and TreesUpstate for a socially distanced morning removing invasive plant species and taking care of trees at Greenville's Conestee Nature Preserve on Saturday, October 2 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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Our team

Upstate Forever Staff

Ava Thacker

Ava Thacker

Gift Processing & Database Coordinator

Ava Thacker has extensive experience in personnel management, customer care, database development, and event planning. A Spartanburg resident, Ava holds a BA in English from Wofford College. Her interest in Upstate Forever comes from her memories of growing up in Roebuck, with backyard ball games, bicycling on paths in the woods, and a true sense of community. She is excited to have a part in our work to protect special places and promote sensible growth. In her spare time, Ava loves to travel, read, dance, and cook.

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