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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
May 17th 2019
Spartanburg Area Conservancy hosts event at Cleveland Preserve Farm
A banana leaf stuffed with trout and charred okra on the inside was among the treats served at Bonnamoo held at the Cleveland Preserve Farm in Spartanburg.