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Help TreesUpstate Plant 125 Trees on the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail!

TreesUpstate is a 501 c3 founded in 2005. Since then we have planted over 1100 15-gallon trees, and over 65 different species and cultivars, in Greenville County Parks and Greenspaces. Our survival rate is > 90%.

Be a part of this joint initiative!

TreesUpstate, Bike Walk Greenville, and the Greater Greenville Parks Foundation are raising funds to plant 125 15-gallon trees along the green line of the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail.

The beauty of the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail tree canopy is a precious community resource!

This unique urban trail from Downtown Greenville to Travelers Rest offers many attractions and businesses to visit. It also has miles of beautiful tree canopy that is welcomed by all users especially on our hot summer days.

Please help us preserve and enhance this tree canopy that you currently cherish by making a donation today!

Think globally, act locally! It only takes 20 minutes in full sun to get a sunburn. Trees reduce our exposure to the suns harmful UV rays! It takes 100 minutes in full shade to get a sunburn. Trees also help keep local temperatures cooler. On a hot day, the shade trees provide makes a difference you can feel.

More about the trees: The 125 trees planted will be medium to large canopy trees. They will be a variety of urban hardy and native species grown for us at local nurseries here in Greenville County.

Help us plant, water, and maintain another 125 trees along the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail. Make a donation today. Any amount helps. There is a global call to action to plant a trillion trees. Help us work towards this global solution.

Make an impact!

1 tree: 1 mature canopy tree removes the equivalent of 11,000 miles of car emissions each year. That’s a local offset that literally helps you breathe a little easier.

1 tree: the cost to plant, water, and maintain 1 tree is $225.