• Park Mill Spider Lilies Open House – May 19th & 20th, 2018

    In 2016, the SC Native Plant Society and the Naturaland Trust purchased, with the aid of a grant from the SC Conservation Bank, the Parks Mill Rocky Shoals Spiderlily (Hymenocallis coronaria) site on Stevens Creek in McCormick County.  This purchase brought under protection the last significant population of this very rare and spectacularly beautiful native […]

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  • Press Release: Upper Savannah Trust Reaches 40,000 Acres Conserved

    UPPER SAVANNAH LAND TRUST REACHES 40,000 ACRES CONSERVED For Immediate Release: May 7, 2016 Contact:  Wallace Wood, 864-993-5012, wwd@wctel.net Greenwood:  The Upper Savannah Land Trust, a Greenwood based conservation organization serving eight western South Carolina counties, announced today that it has reached a milestone by protecting over 40,000 acres of land.  Two new easements in […]

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  • Press Release: Tax Laws Give Conservation a Boost

    Upper Savannah Land Trust Wallace Wood Executive Director wwd@wctel.net 864-993-5012 For Immediate Release February 7, 2016 Tax Laws Give Conservation a Boost With the passage of the America Gives More Act by Congress at the end of 2015, landowners who place conservation easements on their farms and forests get additional federal and state tax incentives, […]

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