Op-Ed: Honorees Improving Our Quality of Life

Read Upstate Forever Board Chair Mark Taylor's excellent piece in The Greenville News to learn about our Annual Awards Luncheon honorees, how you can make a difference too, as well as Mark's thoughts on growth, change, and appreciation for the natural world. "Our beautiful Upstate is a place we cannot afford to take for granted." Full article here.

Celebrate the Protection of 200 Acres in Campobello!

Join Upstate Forever in celebrating the permanent protection of 200 scenic acres in northern Spartanburg County, once slated for an electrical substation. Through a partnership of Upstate Forever, Duke Energy, and The Nature Conservancy, this beautiful property will remain rural forever. February 28, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – details and RSVP info here.

Fighting the Dominion Pipeline

Dominion’s proposed 55-mile Transco to Charleston pipeline will cut through sensitive habitat in the Upstate from Moore to Chappells, affecting Spartanburg, Laurens, Newberry, and Greenwood Counties, including 73 water crossings. This project is damaging and unnecessary. Get more information, the latest news, and learn what Upstate Forever and others are doing to fight this project. Learn more here.