News From The River

News From The River

Duke Energy Fall Reedy Riversweep a huge success!

Duke Energy Fall Reedy Riversweep a huge success!

On Saturday, September 16, 2017 over 100 volunteers cleaned tires, trash, and debris from nearly 9 miles of the Reedy River. FoRR partnered with Duke Energy, Confluence Outdoor, City of Greenville, Greenville County, Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, and Caine Halter YMCA for this fantastic event! Read More »

Reedy River Turns Bright Green

Reedy River Turns Bright Green

On Saturday, September 2 the Reedy River turned bright green. The Greenville Police Department said a non-toxic dye, usually used to track sewer leaks, was placed into the river as a prank. Although the culprit is still unknown, FoRR has confirmed that neither the City of Greenville nor Greenville County was involved in this event. Photo credit: Jim Trimble Read More »

Is it OK to wade in Falls Park?

Is it OK to wade in Falls Park?

The Greenville News recently set out to answer the question of just how OK it is to wade in Falls Park. The article features interviews from the Friends of the Reedy River Executive Director Patricia Carson and board member Katie Giacalone. Read More »

DHEC, Clemson announce SC Adopt a Stream Program

DHEC, Clemson announce SC Adopt a Stream Program

DHEC and Clemson have partnered to create an adopt a stream program for South Carolina. Friends of the Reedy River board member Katie Buckley helped facilitate this program in SC. Read more below. Read More »

YMCA Master Plan to improve water quality, quantity, and conservation

YMCA Master Plan to improve water quality, quantity, and conservation

In collaboration with Friends of the Reedy River, the YMCA has developed a master plan, already in progress at the Caine Halter Family YMCA, to improve water quality, quantity, and conservation through a variety of rain gardens and other elements. Read More »

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