At their May 9, 2017 Annual Meeting, Greenville Women Giving awarded Upstate Forever a grant for $80,000 in the Environmental category. Upstate Forever will use the grant funds to preserve Greenville’s unique character through land conservation efforts in Falls Park and throughout the county's remaining farmlands. Learn more here.
If the ten-county Upstate region continues on its current low-density land use trajectory, the amount of land consumed by 2040 to accommodate the 300,000+ new residents projected for the region could more than double, according to the results of the Shaping Our Future study. To read more, click here.
Paddle SC is an online, interactive web map that allows users to search for water adventures by criteria such as skill level, location, and trip duration. The website features rivers and trips across the state as well as resources to get you and your families out on rivers this summer! The website is now live, check it out! For more information about Upstate Forever's involvement, click here.