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Cottonwood Trail set for upgrades

Cottonwood Trail set for upgrades

October 14th 2019

Work on Boardwalk scheduled to begin this fall The Cottonwood Trail will be getting a few upgrades in the coming year in honor of SPACE’s 30th anniversary.

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A Shucking Good Success!

A Shucking Good Success!

October 8th 2019

Thanks to you, we raised $30,000 to support our conservation efforts in Spartanburg County. And $3,000 of those funds will support our new Cottonwood Trail Boardwalk Restoration Project.

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Support the Cottonwood Trail & Join Us at Our 'A Shucking Good Time' Oyster Roast on Thursday, Octob

Support the Cottonwood Trail & Join Us at Our 'A Shucking Good Time' Oyster Roast on Thursday, Octob

September 27th 2019

Our beloved Cottonwood Trail turns thirty next year and is in need of some support! This Fall, we'll be embarking on an ambitious project to restore the 550 ft boardwalk over the wetlands, build a covered observation deck, and provide new wayfinding signs throughout the Trail. You can support our efforts by donating to our GoFundMe campaign and sharing your Cottonwood stories.

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30th Anniversary Cottonwood Trail Restoration Project Launch

30th Anniversary Cottonwood Trail Restoration Project Launch

September 23rd 2019

SPACE is launching an ambitious boardwalk renovation project for Spartanburg’s beloved Cottonwood Trail as a kick-off to the organizations’ 30 year celebration. Formed in 1989, SPACE is the second-oldest local land trust operating in the state of South Carolina, providing our community with access to local green spaces like the Cottonwood Trail. In 1990 SPACE received funding from the Spartanburg County Foundation to purchase the original portion of the Edwin P. Griffin nature preserve along Lawson’s Fork Creek just minutes from downtown Spartanburg.

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'Artifishal' Film Screening & ArtWalk with Aimee Wise

'Artifishal' Film Screening & ArtWalk with Aimee Wise

September 9th 2019

Join SPACE on Thursday September 19, from 6-8pm at 123 Dunbar Street for an artist reception for Aimee Wise. Artworks by Aimee will be on display and available for purchase in the hallway of the Historic Palmetto Building. There will be live music by Mallory Blackwood and snacks and beverages will be provided.

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It's time for A Shucking Good Time!

It's time for A Shucking Good Time!

September 6th 2019

Get your tickets now for our 4th Annual 'Shucking Good Time' Oyster Roast presented by Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Thursday, October 3rd. Live music, libations, and culinary delights will collide in a magical night under the stars at Glendale Shoals. We'll be kicking-off the first of many celebrations for our 30th Anniversary, $15 from every ticket supports our Cottonwood Trail Boardwalk Restoration Project!

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Summertime with SPACE!

Summertime with SPACE!

July 1st 2019

Meet Lynn! Lynn has been helping to keep our lands clean and beautiful for many years. Did you know he maintains both the Cottonwood Trail and the Upper Chinquapin Greenway?

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A Big Bonnamoo Thank Youuuuu!

A Big Bonnamoo Thank Youuuuu!

May 21st 2019

A big thank you to all who came out for the inaugural Bonnamoo last Thursday night! Through your support, we raised $20,000 to support SPACE and our land conservation mission.

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Past Events

Past Events

Shucking Good Time 2019!

The 4th Annual "A Shucking Good Time" presented by Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System raised $30,000 for SPACE to support our mission of land conservation. 3K was raised for the Cottonwood Trail Boardwalk Restoration Project. Thanks to our composting efforts, 838 pounds of waste was diverted from the landfill.

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