Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Don't forget to come out tomorrow, Wednesday, 8/28 at 8pm to Burgiss theater the the Save Our Saluda CLP (cosponsored with EAG and FUOC)!

Description: A speaker from Save Our Saluda will be here to tell us about the environmental history of the upstate, focusing on how past growth, both agricultural and industrial, has impacted the water supply of the area. She will explain the connection between human development and river systems, highlighting the subtle yet important effects of historical human trends on the Saluda and other rivers.

P.S. Please pay your dues! They are $10 for the year and you will get full membership to Upstate Forever, including mailings and publications :) Dues can be dropped in box 29794!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Joel Salatin, Save Our Saluda, and an Office Tour


The Joel Salatin has been approved for CLP status! Make sure you are there at Younts on October 15th at 7pm - it's going to be awesome. Check out: polyfacefarms.com

Also - FUOC and FUUF (Furman University Upstate Forever) have been collaborating to bring a representative of Save Our Saluda, a local grass-roots organization dedicated to preserving the rivers of upstate South Carolina to Furman this month. Tentatively, this will be a CLP on October 28th in Burgiss theater, so mark your calendars!

As a follow up, we will be helping to organize a river clean up on the Saluda River on the morning of Sat, October 31 - yes its Halloween but its in the morning so it shouldn't interfere with your plans! Or come in costume if you like :) This event will also be publicized to community members of Upstate Forever, so this is a great chance to mingle and get outside the bubble!

And lastly, we will be able to go downtown for a tour of Upstate Forever's super-cool "greenovated" office building! We will determine a date for this at our meeting.

Please come to the meeting to brainstorm more ideas for this term or next term, come with suggestions if you can!