• 2020 Annual Meeting

    2020 Annual Meeting

    2020 Annual Meeting UPPER SAVANNAH LAND TRUSTThursday, March 12, 2020 at 5:30pmArts Center at the Federal Building, 120 Main Street, Greenwood SCUSLT:  SERVING THE WESTERN PIEDMONT OF SOUTH CAROLINA Guest Speaker – Raleigh WestDirector of the South Carolina Conservation Bank A native of the South Carolina Lowcountry, Raleigh West has spent much of his career conserving […]

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  • It’s 2020! Happy New Year!

    Your Land Trust Board and Staff are grateful for the tremendous year-end support last month from our members and friends, from conservation easement donors, from participants in our sporting clays fundraiser, and from Facebook friends who joined our Giving Tuesday campaign. Why not start the 2020s in the same spirit? Thanks to an anonymous supporter […]

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  • Closing Out 2019

    Closing Out 2019

    Good tidings to bring… the Land Trust is closing out the year with two lovely closings– conservation easements in Saluda County and Laurens County, protecting almost 600 acres of working forest. Still proudly private, both tracts will remain green and growing forever, living and giving the gifts of nature and history. We are profoundly grateful […]

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  • Nov 8, 2019: 2nd Annual Sporting Clays for Conservation – USLT Fundraiser

    DOWNLOAD THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND REGISTRATION/SPONSORSHIP FORM HERE: USLT Sporting Clays for Conservation PDF Form Dear Friends of the Upper Savannah Land Trust, On behalf of the Board, I’m excited to announce that the Land Trust’s 2ND ANNUAL clay shoot fundraiser, “Sporting Clays for Conservation,” is now set for Friday morning, November 8th, and this […]

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  • A Small Tract, A Big Number, And A Gigantic Task

    We closed a nice conservation easement this week, 157 acres near the town of Ninety Six, planted with longleaf pine, bordered by a Saluda River tributary and an old sunken road.  It was likely once scouted, hunted, farmed, traded upon, and fought over by both Cherokees and colonial settlers (who also fought among themselves), on […]

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