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It is Primary Election Day – What Will You Do?

It has been an unprecedented Year. We’re living through a pandemic. Folks are standing up and demanding changes to address the systemic inequalities throughout our society. We’re seeing continued efforts at the federal level to roll back core environmental protections…

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Our Webinar Series is Back

First and foremost, how are you? If you’re like me, that question may be difficult to answer. The last few weeks – or even the last few months – have unearthed many truths that are driving us to…

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Racial Justice and Equity in the Conservation Movement

The events of the last few weeks and this weekend – both in South Carolina and across the country – have been a sobering reminder of the threat and impacts of racism in our society. From the killings…

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Election ALERT – Conservation Endorsements Released

We are less than 20 days away from the June 9 primary elections. In the next few weeks, campaign signs will pop up on nearly every street corner, your mailbox will overflow with campaign literature, and TV, radio, and…

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And that a wrap! (for now)

An unusual, truncated legislative session officially ended last week with the quick passage of a continuing resolution and sine die resolution. These resolutions provide some guidance for legislators in this time of uncertainty. Responding to the…

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Lawmakers Return Tomorrow

As mentioned in last week’s legislative update, the South Carolina legislature will return tomorrow to pass the state’s continuing resolution and the sine die resolution. These resolutions will allow them to keep the state moving forward with the…

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They’re Coming Back!

Last week, leadership from the House and Senate notified its members that they will return to Columbia to complete the business of the state on May 12th. They will use that week to deal with the projected drop…

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Advocacy 101

Between the Governor’s announcement that South Carolina students will be spending the rest of the school Year learning online and our state leaders still deciding how this Year’s legislative session will end, I believe that it’s safe to…

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Earth Day History and Week of Action

As we wait for more news on the legislative front, I’m eager to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with you this week. On April 22, 1970, our nation celebrated its first Earth Day. Inspiring…