CLEMSON, South Carolina — It’s dusk, the second week of March, 2018. The rumble of traffic from Highway 76 crawls through a thin line of trees and into the Hyatt family’s spacious backyard in suburban Clemson, South Carolina. A persistent, chilly breeze blows as the Hyatts and a few friends prepare to watch a cadre […]
The pines and the climate are talking to each other on Hobcaw Barony, and Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran is using a 120-foot tower to eavesdrop on their "conversations." Eddy covariance, or eddy flux, is an atmospheric measuring technique and statistical method used to determine exchange rates of trace gases over natural ecosystems — in this case, the longleaf pine forest at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Sciences.
Margaret Lloyd had a vision to turn 853 acres of Kershaw County into an educational mecca. Although Lloyd died before her dream was realized, a group of Clemson University students is helping to make her wishes come true.
Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Clemson undergraduates in the Fire Tigers program work alongside the U.S. Forest Service to safely and effectively manage local forests with prescribed burns.
Clemson University is holding students’ feet to the fire – literally – as it prepares them to take leadership roles in one of the most dangerous and underserved aspects in the forestry industry.
COLUMBIA –Clemson University experts continue to educate South Carolina forest landowners about how they can use the emerging carbon market to create a new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. Forest landowners recently met with experts from the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service and others who explained what they need to do to benefit from […]
In the spring of 2017, Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design (WU+D) Institute, along with the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, Department of Construction Science and Management, and Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, was presented with an opportunity to share an existing 12,000-foot, high bay facility in Pendleton, SC. This space will […]
With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence.
The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University will reopen its theaters April 27, more than two weeks ahead of schedule.
The South Carolina quail population is improving thanks to restoration efforts by Clemson Cooperative Extension agents and others.
CLEMSON – When it comes to writing about the environment, Drew Lanham knows just what it takes to write pictures readers can see, feel, smell and touch. It’s this ability that has garnered him a 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Award. Lanham received the award for his book, The Home Place: Memoirs of a […]
The Brooks Theatre and Bellamy Theatre at the Clemson University Brooks Center for the Performing Arts will be closed through May 15 to remove a colony of bats that roosted in the building.
Dana Buskovitz spends her days guiding prospective students around campus, hoping they fall in love with it just like she did.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
CLEMSON – Conservation biologist and landscape ecologist David Theobald is coming to Clemson to talk about the effects of land use change on wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Theobald will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., April 5 at the Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St., Clemson, SC 29634. His presentation, From mapping […]