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Roosevelt impersonator highlights Spartanburg conservancy events Nov. 11-13

Roosevelt impersonator highlights Spartanburg conservancy events Nov. 11-13

November 11th 2021

Post &Courier: Actor and historian Joe Wiegand on the Cottonwood Trail in Spartanburg, S.C. Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt for over 20 years.

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Spartanburg Eats: A Shucking Good Time

Spartanburg Eats: A Shucking Good Time

November 10th 2021

November is going to be the month for culinary events in Spartanburg, and I'm not just talking about Thanksgiving.  This week's Spartanburg Eats features all the need-to-know info about two upcoming food events held by local nonprofits Spartanburg Area Conservancy (SPACE) and Hub City Farmer's market.

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A Weekend with Teddy & SPACE

A Weekend with Teddy & SPACE

November 5th 2021

Spartanburg, SC - Join The Spartanburg Area Conservancy (SPACE) for a weekend with Teddy Roosevelt, the “Conservationist President” in Spartanburg, Nov 11 - 13, 2021! Joe Wiegand is considered the world’s premiere Theodore Roosevelt reprisor and will be in Spartanburg for three days to connect, through SPACE, with the Spartanburg Community. Performing at various venues and to a broad audience, he will talk about history and conservation. Proceeds for the weekend of events will benefit SPACE.

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Seeing Through Their Eyes

January 13th 2021

Local organizations band together to provide children outdoor learning opportunities and creative outlet during the pandemic. 

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SPACE 2020 End of Year Newsletter

SPACE 2020 End of Year Newsletter

January 5th 2021

While our 30th year is one that we will never forget, for obvious reasons, it does not mean that our plans to celebrate will diminish. Instead, we look to 2021 as a new dawn and a new way to celebrate. Without your dedication, time, talent, and treasure, SPACE would not have been a resource for those in need this past year who visited our special places - Glendale Shoals, Cottonwood Trail, and The Upper Chinquapin Greenway.

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Spartanburg Water grant assists SPACE in launching children’s nature course

Spartanburg Water grant assists SPACE in launching children’s nature course

January 4th 2021

Spartanburg Water System (SWS) is investing in the future of thousands of Spartanburg County students with a $12,606 grant. With the grant money, the Spartanburg Area Conservancy (SPACE) will launch a children’s nature exploration course called “SPACE to Learn” in spring 2021. This program will provide free outdoor learning opportunities along the Cottonwood Trail for Spartanburg County pre-K to high school students.

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 SAVE THE DATE: April 29 FLOCKING GOOD TIME

SAVE THE DATE: April 29 FLOCKING GOOD TIME

October 28th 2020

Save the date for a Flocking Good Time Picnic at Glendale Shoals, April 29. Join us as we celebrate 30 years of SPACE with delicious fare from our friends at Flock Shop and Cribbs Catering, live music, and more! Tickets will be released closer to the event and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Amanda for sponsorship: amanda@spartanburgconservation.org

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Cottonwood Trail boardwalk renovations complete, 30th anniversary fundraising continues.

Cottonwood Trail boardwalk renovations complete, 30th anniversary fundraising continues.

September 17th 2020

"This is a vision from years ago that kind of came to the forefront of the board a year ago, and with the 30th (anniversary) being here, what a great way to kick off the next 30 years, with this gorgeous boardwalk that you can escape to," Spartanburg Area Conservancy's (SPACE) new executive director Amanda Mathis said.

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