the Greenway Journal
The Spartanburg Area Conservancy
Citizens Preserving Greenspace
Great news for
PRESERVING BEAUTY — The conservation easement on the Patterson Property helps protect this spectacular view of Hogback Mountain and Glassy
Mountain. Photo by Stephen Stinson.
Tax Incentives Extended for Landowners
ongress has passed a renewal ers and ranchers of modest income, this is SPACE protected more land in 2007 than
of a conservation tax incentive a great way to help them keep productive any previous year. Land trusts in America
program for family farms and agricultural land from being lost.” have together saved more than 36 million
ranches. The hotly debated In conserving land, Wentworth acres from development, an area the size of
Farm Bill, which Congress added, “We also are protecting clean air, New England.
enacted in late May with an override of the clean water, wildlife habitat, local food The Alliance also credited the suc-
President’s veto, renews a powerful tax in- sources, historic landscapes and scenic cess of the measure to the entrepreneurial
centive which has helped conserve a million beauty.” spirit of the private sector, which has taken
or more acres of farms, ranches and natural The incentive, which applies to a the lead in conserving land in recent years.
areas across the US. The incentive had landowner’s federal income tax, will: Wentworth said, “The fact is that conserva-
expired January 1st, but is now retroactive • Raise the deduction a donor can take for tion in this country now depends greatly
to the beginning of the year and will last donating a voluntary conservation agree- on the generosity of individuals. It is the
through 2009. ment from 30% of their income in any year individual rancher, farmer or forester, work-
A broad coalition representing to 50% ing the land in a way that is conservation-
sportsmen, outdoors enthusiasts, farmers, • Allow farmers and ranchers to deduct up oriented, who will largely define our natural
ranchers and national conservation groups, to 100% of their income heritage in the future.’
embraced the measure. Rand Wentworth, • Increase the number of years over which The Land Trust Alliance celebrates
president of the Land Trust Alliance, said a donor can take deductions from 6 to 16 its 25th anniversary this year and SPACE,
“This renewed tax incentive for donations years. a member of the Land Trust Alliance,
of conservation easements is one of the best Landowner donations to conserva- celebrates its 20th anniversary next year
things Congress could do this year to help tion organizations, such as SPACE, resulted in 2009!
landowners choose the conservation option in millions of acres of working lands and
over sprawl. Especially for family farm- natural areas being conserved for the future.
FROM THE BOARD PRESIDENT
BoARd oF TRUSTEES Summer is Here!
f there is • You use as much as 25 gallons
PREsIdEnT any doubt of water every time you run the dish-
Ben Correll summer has washer.
arrived in full • The greatest waste of water is out-
VIcE PREsIdEnT force, just step door watering too much and too often.
renee romBerger outside. Better Speaking of hot air, last month
yet visit one of Congress extended for more two years,
SECRETARy our nature pre- the tax benefit package it passed in 2005.
elena rush serves and enjoy Seriously though, this is great news!
a morning walk, do a little bird watching, The legislation provides very attractive
or have a picnic. Just get outside and tax incentives for those contemplating
enjoy our wonderful community. placing their property in a conservation
PAsT PREsIdEnT often the summer heat is ac- easement and should help SPACE as we
lamar Baehr companied by lack of rain and it looks continue accepting easements from our
like this year will be no exception. our members and others. Please contact us
BoARd MEMBERS: web page has some helpful hints to help or check our web page for more infor-
BoB allen, Cyndi BeaCham, you be a bit more water wise and here are mation on this exciting news.
Wade CroW, ed hall, a few tips from Spartanburg Water. Each of these newsletters gives
Calhoun kennedy, • The average faucet flow is 1.3 gallons me another opportunity to thank every-
dee dee miTChell, per minute. If your faucet is dripping, one for your continued support. We just
BoB riChardson, you could be wasting 20 gallons or more had a successful fund raiser with Jazz on
sue sChneider, Bg sTephens, per day. the Bridge and we appreciate everyone
Tammy sTokes, June uhler, • An average of 20% of toilets leak. who participated. We promise to use
If your toilet is leaking, you could be your funds wisely as we work to protect
LEgAL CoUNSEL wasting from 30 to 500 gallons of water the special places in our community.
gary poliakoff, kelly loWry per day... Thanks for letting SPACE be your local
• A 10-minute shower uses about 22 Land Trust.
gallons of water. A bathtub filled 1/2 full
mary a. WalTer
takes about 50 gallons of water. Have a great and safe summer!
LAnd PRoTEcTIon cooRdInAToR • You use as much as 30-35 gallons of
Julie lonon water when you wash a load of clothes.
sPAcE is a nonprofit
conservation organization whose
purpose is to protect and preserve natural
areas of ecological, historical, and
aesthetic value to enhance the quality of life
for all residents and future generations. did you Know?
Landowners who donate land or and to $250 per acre. The South Carolina
SPACE owns and manages the
certain interests in land for conservation tax incentive allows the landowner to
Edwin M. Griffin nature Preserve,
home of the Cottonwood Trail, purposes often qualify for federal tax carry the unused portion of the credit
the Upper Chinquapin greenway, incentives. In addition, South Carolina forward indefinitely until the full credit
and the glendale Shoals Preserve. is one of 12 states where these land- is claimed. The South Carolina conserva-
owners may also qualify for a state tax tion easement tax credit applies in addi-
SPACE works with private landowners to credit. tion to federal tax benefits.
protect and preserve special places such as The state tax code requires that As an added benefit, south
river corridors, farmland, historic land, a landowner who has claimed on their Carolina is one of only three states where
scenic land, and open space. federal income tax return a charitable tax credits can be bought and sold on
SPACE accepts conservation easements and deduction for a gift of land for conserva- the open market. If a landowner doesn’t
gifts of land. SPACE is a member of the tion to be eligible for the state income need his tax credits, he can sell them to
SC Land Trust Network and tax credit. South Carolina’s tax incentive someone who does and make a profit.
comes in the form of a tax credit equal The South Carolina Conservation Credit
to 25% of the fair market value of the Exchange is a great resource on buying
conservation gift. The tax credit is lim- and selling tax credits. Visit http://www.
ited to a maximum of $52,000 per year, conservesc.com for more information.
glendale’s Future is Bright John Lane has been named director of Wofford
College’s new Environmental Studies Center.
offord College has acquired “We see the potential for doing
three acres along the Lawson’s research ranging from toxicology – in
Fork Creek in glendale for the biology and chemistry courses – to natural
creation of a new environmental studies history surveys of flora and fauna. It’s a
program, and the college has begun the rich site. It’s a beautiful site. students
process of renovating for classrooms, labs will love it,” Biology Professor Ellen
and offices at the old Glendale Mill office goldey says.
building. glendale is one of Spartanburg
The acquisition and planned county’s most significant historical sites.
development represent a tremendous step “The watershed of Lawson’s Fork Creek
forward for both Wofford and Spartan- in Spartanburg County has gone through
burg. For the college, glendale will be at least four transitions in its economy and historic textile mill village.
its first permanent educational facility not culture since Europeans first came to the He has worked not only with
on Wofford’s historic downtown campus. area around 1750. you can experience Wofford’s project there, but also other
As English professor John Lane puts it, all four at glendale,” says doyle Boggs, developments that he believes paved the
“Glendale gives us a field station where Wofford’s executive director of com- way for the college. glendale United
we can take our students off our traditional munications and a published Spartanburg Methodist Church, where Stephens’ family
urban campus and into one of Spartanburg historian. Boggs points to farming and attended when he was a youngster, closed
County’s nearby mill communities. From trading along waterways during the 1700s, several years ago. Rather than selling the
that vantage point, students will have early iron and textile manufacturing activi- property to a private investor, Stephens
on-the-ground, real-time interactions with ties, the rise of large-scale textile mills and helped the church win a planning grant
nature and culture issues they read about villages, and the recent decline of the local from the Mary Black Foundation that led
in class.” textile industry – all are part of glendale’s to the purchase of the church by the Pal-
Those issues will be of an in- history. metto Conservation Foundation (PCF).
terdisciplinary nature, says Lane, who is “The late dr. Lewis Jones always These activities put the spotlight
heading up a faculty task force to make used to tell his Wofford students that ‘it on glendale as an exciting historical loca-
proposals for a new major and minor in happened’ is a good phrase for history tion for redevelopment, and discussions
environmental studies. He sees a wealth teachers, but that ‘it happened right here’ were started between PCF, Stephens and
of academic possibilities at glendale is even better. Seeing and touching make glyn Morris, who owned a large strip of
– from scientific exploration of water history real. This is what makes glendale land along Lawson’s Fork Creek in and
quality in Lawson’s Fork Creek to creative a special place,” Boggs says. around the site of the old mill. Morris
writing projects about nature, from physi- B.g. Stephens, professor emeri- donated a number of acres in the flood-
cal education courses on kayaking to up- tus and former dean of the college (and plain to PCF and was interested in seeing
close historical study of the South’s textile SPACE board member), is brimming with the mill office become a “gateway” for
heritage. excitement these days over the project. potential development on the remaining
“sometimes I wake up in the morning property, Stephens says.
and think, ‘This After months of discussion, Mor-
can’t be hap- ris donated the office building and three
pening. I must acres to Wofford. For Stephens, Wofford’s
have dreamed move into his old neighborhood “is like
this. It’s just too manna from heaven.”
good.’” donnie Love, of Spartanburg-
Stephens grew based architects McMillan Smith &
up in the glen- Partners, PLLc, is designing floor plans
dale community for the mill office building. Love special-
and recently izes in historic structures and oversaw the
has been at the award-winning renovation of Wofford’s
center of a host old Main. Plans are for the mill building
of efforts to to be open by January 2009.
revitalize the - written by Laura Corbin, Director of
News Services for Wofford College
Things are happening in Glendale! In addition to Wofford’s Environmental SPACE is thrilled to welcome our new neighbors,
Studies Center, the Palmetto Conservation Foundation is putting in a greenway. Wofford College and Palmetto Conservation
Participating in the ground-breaking of the greenway are: George Fields and Foundation, to Glendale. SPACE has owned the 13
Ken Driggers with PCF, State Senator Jim Ritchie, State Representative Lanny
Littlejohn, SPACE’s Mary Walter, County Councilman Rock Adams, Pacolet acres on the south side of Lawson’s Fork since 1994,
Mayor Elaine Harris, and Wofford College Vice President David Woods. when Billy Tobias donated the property.
The Lawson’s Fork
ext time you’re downtown, come
walk by the sPAcE office store-
front and check out our window
display. There’s a treasure trove
of Native American chipped stone blades
from the Archaic period spread out on a
piece of locally made canvas. There are 28 Fred Parrish found these cache points about 40 years ago along
“pre-forms” and one finished Gary point the floodplain of Lawson’s Fork.
did you happen to read John quarry it, and bring it back here. many of them lived and traveled as a band?
Lane’s fine memoir, Circling Home? The cache blades were found in What was their language? How did they
There’s a chapter entitled “Fred’s Cache”. 1965 after strong summer storms washed make their shelters?
The cache is in the SPACE display window. them out of a drainage ditch spoil bank. The hillside directly above the
The pre-forms are cache blades, Back when the west end of Lake Forest cache blade site was occupied by later
conforming to the same general shape but drive was a dirt road, I would often ride groups who left pottery shards and serrated
varying in size. These blades were hid- horseback from Springdale dairy, east projectile points of white quartz.
den by nomadic hunter/gatherers to be across the Lawson’s Fork and then down to There is a good chance that the
recovered and used as needed during their the bridge that goes to the sewer plant. This cache blade people used soapstone (ste-
seasonal travels. day there were mud puddles along that dirt atite) bowls to cook with. I venture to say
The gary point was found in a road between Lake Forest and the sewer that the Seven Springs area just to the north
shallow creek at the intersection of 221 and plant bridge. I kept one eye on the ground, above Pierce’s Lake might yield both bowls
Lake Blalock. a habit since childhood. suddenly I pulled and rhyolite blade artifacts.
Tommy Charles, the SC State up, because there, in a shallow puddle were There is a stretch of the Lawson’s
archaeologist, calls this collection one of the outlines of three projectile points. Noth- Fork called the lower river, between glen-
the most significant finds in the Piedmont. ing else in the world looks like that. dale and the confluence with the Pacolet.
What do we know about these I was off that horse and reach- Here the Lawson’s Fork runs faster, turns
artifacts? For one, they are all made of flow ing into the puddle, washing the thin clay more, goes down between steep hillsides
banded Rhyolite that probably came from film from the stone blades. Within a 3 foot faced with great boulders and mighty trees.
Morrow Mountain. This is a fine grained circle I found 28 grey rhyolite blades. My It is here that I see them, as if in some wak-
meta-volcanic rock found in the Uwharrie t-shirt made a good temporary pack. ing dream, moving like smoke through the
mountains northeast of Charlotte, among You cannot find something like that without woods on this riverbank path.
other places. We know that the people of wondering about the people who worked
the Pacolet and Lawson’s Fork valued this this stone into intentional shapes. How -by Fred Parrish
stone enough to walk to Morrow Mountain,
Guest speaker and Spartan-
burg native, Jeffrey Scott, left,
speaks to the crowd about
current trends in land con-
servation. Thomas Webster,
below, was recognized as the
Harold O. Hatcher Volunteer of
the Year for his contributions
to SPACE through the writing
of his book on the Cottonwood
of the year Past President,
homas Webster was named the left, was pre-
Harold o. Hatcher Volunteer of the sented with a
year at SPACE’s annual meeting photograph
held March 13th at Hub Bub’s Show- of Glendale.
room. The award was named after the first Baehr served for
recipient of the award. Hatcher founded two years and
Hatcher Horticulture gardens and was an
leadership to the
active gardener and conservationist.
Webster moved to Spartanburg
after living in ohio, georgia, and green-
ville. He graduated from Spartanburg Right: Boy Scouts William
High School and University of South Weir, Hal Crow, and Cobb
Carolina - Spartanburg, and received his Howell attended the meet-
Masters from Converse. He is currently ing and were reognized by
Science Curriculum Specialist for School SPACE board members,
district Six. Thomas and Bonnie have Calhoun Kennedy and
two daughters and one son.
Thomas recalls with enthusiasm
his growing up years in Spartanburg, landowners. He was instru-
playing in and around Lawson’s Fork mental in helping to save
Creek. Those memories would help Chimney Rock and is work-
inspire him to write The Cottonwood Trail ing in very innovative ways
... glimpses of Wildness in the Heart of to ensure that land in Western
Spartanburg, published by Hub City Writ-
North Carolina is protected.
ers Project. In addition, he has worked well as the expansion of the Cottonwood
as a freelance writer for creative Loafing Jeffrey gave us some great ideas, and we
Trail. His passion for land protection and
and various local papers, and his fiction hope he will work with us on some proj-
his business acumen were instrumental to
and poetry have appeared in several pub- ects in Spartanburg.
SPACE, and luckily for us, he is continu-
lications. He was the recipient of a Hub Boy Scouts who were recognized
ing to stay involved.
City Writing Prize and a winner of the were William Weir, who built a footbridge
South Carolina Fiction Project. Thomas at the glendale Shoals Preserve, Cobb
is a frequent user of the Cottonwood Trail Howell, who built an 18-hole frisbee golf
as a runner, teacher and father. He serves course at the Cottonwood Trail, Hal Crow, Boy Scouts
on the Advisory Team for The Edwin M. who built a picnic shelter at the glendale
Shoals Preserve, Matthew Roberts, who Honored at SPACE
Spartanburg native Jeffrey Scott, built a kiosk at the new Woodburn Road Annual Meeting:
spoke of new trends in privately funded trailhead, Ballenger Harris built picnic William Weir
tables at the Cottonwood Trail, and John
land conservation. Jeffrey left Spartan-
Toliver Reel built picnic tables for the Up-
burg to attend Appalachian State Univer- Hal Crow
per Chinquapin greenway.
sity, where he earned his undergraduate
Lamar Baehr was recognized as Matthew Roberts
and graduate degrees. He spent several
the Past President of the Board of direc- Ballenger Harris
years working for non-profit land trusts
tors. Lamar served for two years, leading John Toliver Reel
like SPACE, before recognizing a need
our land trust through the purchase of the
in bringing together private funders and
Upper Chinquapin greenway property as
any thanks to dee
2008 dee Mitchell for
chairing this year’s
Jazz Jazz on the Bridge.
Thanks also to Rebecca Mullen,
on the Tammy Stokes, Penni Patton,
dan Bryant, Rita Zollinger, Car-
Bridge ole Anderson, david Trammell, E
A Vandever, Budweiser, Palmetto
Textiles, Libba McCullough,
Anna Johnson, B J Luther, and
Thank you also to these
people who donated items for our
Silent Auction: Ron Bailey, Carri
Bass, Carolina garden World,
Barbara dalton, ductz Indoor
Air Professionals, Final Reduc-
tion, Carroll Foster, Ed Hall,
Irwin Ace Hardware, dee dee
Mitchell, Mark olencki, Rebecca
Mullen, Renee Romberger, Sue
Rothemich, Sa Smith, Spartan-
burg Little Theater, B g Stephens,
Tammy Stokes, Timber Tree Care,
June Uhler, Bill Walter, Libbo
Thanks To our sponsors:
We had a fun crowd on April 30th for our annual
Jazz on the Bridge. Above left, board members,
Renee Romberger and Lynn Sherlock help with
the nametags. Above, former SPACE President,
Sue Rothemich and husband, Brian. Left, board
member, B G Stephens tends bar for a while. Be-
low, left, Kristin Taylor and Jan Scott. Below, right,
Steve and Shannon Smiley and Cassi Grier.
Current Membership as of June 20, 2008
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Think globally, Act Locally!
US Forest Service instructors show students how to properly
fell trees. They are shown here on the Cottonwood Trail taking
down dead and potentially dangerous trees.
Longleaf, formerly Shred
First, is a major sponsor
of SPACE. Longleaf
recycles paper and saves
Boy Scouts have been busy on trees, saving landfill
SPACE properties! Left, Jacob space. Thanks, Longleaf
Strehl and his father, John, are for making a difference!
shown at the new Woodburn Road
entrance to the Cottonwood Trail
putting up a new split rail fence.
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