2012-Save Our Saluda Focus areas include the following:
1) increasing environmental awareness about threats to the Saluda watershed through community outreach and educational programs
2) reconnect people to our rivers by sponsoring events on our rivers.SOS will sponsor a river clean up and kayak fishing tournament on May 5th and we will partner with Anderson County Parks Dept for their June 2nd&3rd Saluda River Rally. SOS is also an active particapant in the group " Paddle SC" to promote the creation of Blue Trails in South Carolina.
3)acting as "Riverkeeper" by stakeholder participation in the regulatory decision making process
4)perform water quality monitoring throughout the upper Saluda watershed to establish baseline values and detect any changes in the water quality
5) partnering with other Conservation organizations in efforts to protect and restore the natural resources of the Saluda watershed