Environment

Wofford College Arboretum

Wofford College is home to an arboretum of nearly 4,500 trees and is a member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta. For additional information, click here.

Upstate Forever

Upstate Forever is the grassroots, non-profit organization that is promoting sensible growth and protecting special places in the Upstate region of South Carolina. The organization has offices in Spartanburg and in Greenville.

Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project

Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project is dedicated to the protection of Southern Appalachian’s native ecosystems and wildlife through education, public organizing, and legal advocacy.

Falls Park Garden Tour

Falls Park is designed to embrace and exhibit plant varieties that are indigenous to the upper regions of South Carolina. The gardens are open year-round. To arrange a garden tour, please call (864) 467-4355.

(864) 467-4355

South Carolina Forest Watch

We are a community-based environmental advocacy group working toward meaningful reform in public lands management. We believe that ecosystem protection and recovery should be paramount among the wide range of values that govern our public forests.

Reedy River Falls Historic Park

The Reedy River isl once again be part of the lifeblood of Downtown Greenville. A decades long restoration effort culminated in September 2004 with the opening of the Liberty Bridge and the completion of the Falls Park in Greenville’s West End.

South Carolina State Trails Program

The goal of the program is to foster a statewide network of trails and greenways by promoting trail use, management, and development.

Trail Talk

Trail Talk is a free online discussion forum for outdoor recreation in South Carolina.

South Carolina Sierra Club

South Carolina Sierra Club holds monthly educational program meetings and organizes a number of great hikes in the area.