Join Our Earth Month Virtual Cleanup Challenge

Grab your gloves and a garbage bag and join us for a virtual community cleanup in celebration of Earth Month! Just head out and clean up, snap and share a photo, and win great prizes. Visit our blog for more details.

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Our team

Upstate Forever Staff

Katie Hottel

Katie Hottel

GIS Coordinator

Katie Hottel joined Upstate Forever in 2013 with previous experience working for environmentally focused nonprofit organizations in the Greenville area.  A graduate of Furman University with a degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences, she also holds a certification as a Senior Sustainability Professional. After studying GIS in school, Katie loves making maps for Upstate Forever!

Originally from Charlotte, NC, Katie fell in love with the Upstate during her time at Furman. In her free time, Katie enjoys exploring local restaurants and coffee shops, biking on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, and spending time with her family.

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