News From The River

News From The River

Upstate students construct, donate canoe for Reedy River conservation

Upstate students construct, donate canoe for Reedy River conservation

Since September, students and mentors from the Greenville Woodworkers Guild have met once a week to shape a large piece of cypress wood into a canoe and then launched it into the Reedy. Now they hope their creation can provide a boost to local conservation efforts. Stayed tuned later in the year as Friends of the Reedy River will raffle it later in the year as a fundraiser. Read More »

2017 Spring Clean Up

2017 Spring Clean Up

Local citizens banded together to tackle litter in the Reedy River, as part of the National River Cleanup™ on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Hosted by Friends of the Reedy River 135 volunteers removed tires, trash, and debris from over 3 miles of the river. Read More »

City Park in Southernside

City Park in Southernside

Discussions about the large Southernside city park have been ongoing for years. Friends of the Reedy River is involved in this process. We will continue to be the voice of the river as the planning continues. To view plans of the park visit our Resources page. Read More »

Falls Park Protected

Falls Park Protected

The purchase of 55 Camperdown by the City of Greenville is a great example of what we can do when we come together as a community. Read More »

Voluntary Clean Up

Voluntary Clean Up

The CSXT Bramlette Road MGP Site in Southernside is the subject of a voluntary clean up contract between Duke Energy and DHEC. Friends of the Reedy River is following the developments and potential contamination of the nearby Reedy River. Read More »

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