Towards a More Walkable Spartanburg with Jeff Speck

    Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Spartanburg 502 S. Daniel Morgan Ave., Spartanburg, SC

    The sidewalks of downtown Spartanburg are energized with people on foot. This is great news, as vibrancy is tied to walkability and walkability is essential in creating successful cities. But how can we improve that walkability—and build walkability beyond downtown? Come learn from renowned expert Jeff Speck as he speaks on walkability in city neighborhoods, […]

    Free

    VOLUNTEER CLEAN UP DAY: LAKE CONESTEE NATURE PRESERVE

    Lake Conestee Nature Park 601 Fork Shoals Road, Greenville, SC

    Join Upstate Forever and TreesUpstate for a safe and socially distanced morning of removing invasive plant species and spreading mulch at Greenville's Lake Conestee Nature Preserve. To maintain social distancing and smaller group sizes, volunteers will have the opportunity to sign up for one of two shifts: 9:00-10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Face masks […]

    Erasing the Redline Virtual Panel Discussion

    Virtual

    “Erasing the Redline” will feature representatives from local and statewide community and environmental groups, including:   • Iyonia Aiken from New Washington Heights • Michael Brown from Sustaining Way • Professor Michael Corley from the South Carolina Environmental Law Project • Tiffany James of Justice James Consulting • Chris Richardson, General Counsel and COO of BDV […]

    Free

    WEBINAR – CONSERVATION EASEMENTS: MYTHS VS. FACTS

    Zoom SC

    Join Glenn Hilliard Director of Conservation Scott Park for an interactive and informative virtual event dispelling myths about conservation easements. Attendance is limited to foster interactivity and is available on a first come, first served basis. A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided via email.

    WEBINAR – CRACKING THE CODE: THE REWRITE OF GREENVILLE’S DEVELOPMENT CODE

    Zoom SC

    Join Land Policy Manager Sherry Barrett for an interactive and informative discussion about the City of Greenville's once-in-a-decade process to overhaul their zoning and land development regulations. Attendance is limited to foster interactivity and is available on a first come, first served basis. A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided via email.

    Recurring

    EARTH MONTH COMMUNITY CLEANUP CHALLENGE

    SC

    Our Earth Month Community Cleanup Challenge is back! Whether you pick up trash while taking the dog for a stroll or hitting the trail, we can all make a big difference to help beautify the Upstate and keep litter out of our greenspaces and water sources. Snap a photo while out cleaning up and share […]

    Recurring

    EARTH MONTH COMMUNITY CLEANUP CHALLENGE

    SC

    Our Earth Month Community Cleanup Challenge is back! Whether you pick up trash while taking the dog for a stroll or hitting the trail, we can all make a big difference to help beautify the Upstate and keep litter out of our greenspaces and water sources. Snap a photo while out cleaning up and share […]

    Recurring

    EARTH MONTH COMMUNITY CLEANUP CHALLENGE

    SC

    Our Earth Month Community Cleanup Challenge is back! Whether you pick up trash while taking the dog for a stroll or hitting the trail, we can all make a big difference to help beautify the Upstate and keep litter out of our greenspaces and water sources. Snap a photo while out cleaning up and share […]

    Recurring

    EARTH MONTH COMMUNITY CLEANUP CHALLENGE

    SC

    Our Earth Month Community Cleanup Challenge is back! Whether you pick up trash while taking the dog for a stroll or hitting the trail, we can all make a big difference to help beautify the Upstate and keep litter out of our greenspaces and water sources. Snap a photo while out cleaning up and share […]

    Recurring

    EARTH MONTH COMMUNITY CLEANUP CHALLENGE

    SC

    Our Earth Month Community Cleanup Challenge is back! Whether you pick up trash while taking the dog for a stroll or hitting the trail, we can all make a big difference to help beautify the Upstate and keep litter out of our greenspaces and water sources. Snap a photo while out cleaning up and share […]

    FOREVERGREEN LUNCHEON

    Embassy Suites Verdae 670 Verdae Blvd, Greenville, SC

    Join us for ForeverGreen, Upstate Forever’s annual awards luncheon that celebrates individuals and organizations for significant contributions in fields related to conservation and sustainable growth. The 2022 luncheon will include a celebration of this year's awardees, in addition to a special recognition of the 2021 award recipients.

    $50

    VOLUNTEER LITTER SWEEP: CANCER SURVIVORS PARK

    Cancer Survivors Park Greenville

    Join Upstate Forever for a litter sweep at Cancer Survivors Park in downtown Greenville, a property protected through a conservation easement held by UF. Gloves, bags, and tools will be provided, but volunteers are welcome to bring their own gear.

    POSTCARD-WRITING HAPPY HOUR

    Liability Brewing Co. 109 West Stone Avenue, Ste. D, Greenville, SC

    LOCATION: Liability Brewing Co. 109 West Stone Avenue, Ste. D Greenville, South Carolina 29609  Map Join Upstate Forever staff for an advocacy happy hour! Drop by to learn from our program staff about key issues impacting land and water conservation and sustainable growth in the Upstate — and how you can advocate for a better […]