Fans from two schools with tiger mascots will fill Death Valley this Saturday as Clemson faces off against Auburn in football, but a group of international leaders in tiger conservation will convene in Clemson before the game to discuss their approach to saving real tigers.
A Clemson graduate student’s research gauging young adults’ interest in hunting suggests that the demographic can play a key role in the future of wildlife conservation. Brett Stayton, a graduate student in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, isn’t just a hunting enthusiast who wants to justify a passion to his peers; he wants […]
From academics to historic properties, it is evident that Clemson has a very special place in Dale and Jackie Reynolds’ hearts. The Tiger twosome is thankful to have the opportunity to contribute to two of their passions here on Clemson's campus. We are thankful for donors like Dale and Jackie Reynolds and their commitment to making an impact on Clemson today, tomorrow and forever.
A team of Clemson University researchers has received $850,000 from the National Science Foundation for a four-year comprehensive study of conservation easements in the United States.
The Clemson University Institute for Parks gave its Fran P. Mainella Award to Priscilla E. Geigis, director of the Massachusetts Division of State Parks and Recreation, at its annual George B. Hartzog Jr. Environmental Awards Program on Oct. 5 at the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus. The Fran P. Mainella Award recognizes sustained and innovative […]
A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.
The Clemson University Vanishing Firefly Project will host the first of two “Count the Light” nights Saturday at the South Carolina Botanical Garden to give the public the chance to count fireflies together and help researchers see if their numbers are declining.
Are fireflies disappearing? Clemson University researchers are seeking to answer this question, and the public can help them by counting fireflies in their backyards and elsewhere this summer.
What inspires people to support conservation? As concerns grow about the sustainability of our modern society, this question becomes more important. A new study by a team of researchers from Clemson University and Cornell University offers one simple answer: birdwatching and hunting.
Cathy Reas Foster, Clemson Extension’s natural resources agent for Pickens County, has been named Public Servant of the Year by Upstate Forever.
Pee Dee schools and community groups can help protect local waterways with the stroke of a paintbrush. The Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium, an initiative of Clemson Extension, is seeking applicants for its 2015 Rain Barrel Art Review. Schools and communities can decorate rain barrels that will later be installed at schools, libraries, churches or community centers in Florence and Darlington counties.
Keshav Varma, founder and former director of the World Bank’s Global Tiger Initiative, will be the featured speaker at Clemson University’s George B. Hartzog Jr. Environmental Lecture Series on Sept. 30.
Identified with Clemson since its earliest days, wild tigers are facing extinction. Habitat destruction, human conflict, poaching and climate change are arrayed against them, and now the global population of wild tigers is estimated to be just 3,200.
Clemson University’s South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit joined with Grupo Jaragua and the American Bird Conservancy to lead the first-ever effort to track via satellite the black-capped petrel, an endangered North Atlantic seabird known for its haunting call and mysterious nighttime habits.
The Clemson student club Tigers for Tigers has put Clemson on the forefront of tiger conservation by creating an alliance — called the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition — with 12 schools that share the tiger mascot. Their goal is to protect wild tigers by raising national, and even international, awareness.