Friends of the Reedy River

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The mission of Friends of the Reedy River is to support, enrich and improve the Reedy River through conservation efforts. Friends of the Reedy River is dedicated to serving as the only local, grassroots and volunteer-based non-profit organization committed to preserving, promoting and restoring Greenville's hometown river.

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2015 Fall River Sweep Clean up Date

Mark your calendar!  September 19th is our fall clean up!  This is held in conjunction with the statewide clean up event Beach Sweep/River Sweep.Here are remarks from their website. “Beach Sweep/River Sweep is South Carolina’s largest one-day volunteer cleanup event of its kind. Every 3rd Saturday in September, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., thousands […]

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YMCA Teams with FoRR on New Corridor Project

The idea has been percolating since last year, when the Friends of the Reedy River decided to adopt a stretch of the waterway that flows behind the YMCA’s campus on Cleveland Street. From the former Cleveland Park stables to First Baptist Church Greenville, volunteers want to see the banks along the Woodland Corridor transformed and […]

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“Who Owns Water” Screening

Upstate Forever is hosting the screening of “Who Owns Water“, a film by David Hanson, followed by a discussion about our local waterways with guest speakers David Bereskin (Greenville Water System), Gerrit Jobsis (American Rivers), and Patrick Jackson (Laurens County farmer). The event is free with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. To […]

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