Clemson University and the University of Alberta recently hosted a forum on sustainability science and education in Alberta, Canada. The forum took place in Banff National Park, and participants examined the future of sustainability sciences and education in higher education. The forum was part of the North American Sustainability Road Map Project, which aims to […]
Thanks to a blissful stretch of blue skies and dry weather, at least 80 percent of the valuable crops at Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center have weathered Hurricane Matthew’s wrath and rebounded with voracity.
Clemson Professor Rob Baldwin is working to turn a piece of Kershaw County in to a nucleus for discussion and collaboration in a quest to encourage forest restoration, environmental understanding and economic growth. Researchers from Clemson, the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina will use the property for collaboration and research.
Clemson University has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA for the sixth year in a row. The program honors campuses that manage their trees effectively, connect with the local community to promote healthy forests and engage students in forestry.
In their ongoing effort to encourage the implementation of more green infrastructure into Upstate stormwater programs, Clemson University and its collaborators hosted a recent seminar that focused on the most effective ways for local communities to finance these environmentally beneficial projects.
Clemson University's Strom Thurmond Institute and forestry and environmental conservation department will host a free film screening of the new documentary "Before The Flood," followed by a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Self Auditorium.
Clemson Extension agents are continually providing information and technical assistance to farmers and timberland owners across South Carolina who want to incorporate ecologically friendly methods of restoration into their landscapes.
South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to new research at Clemson University.
Volunteers will come together to help clean up the Clemson University campus Wednesday on the annual Solid Green Day.
State and federal officials met Wednesday at the S.C. Water Resource Conference organized by Clemson University to discuss lessons learned from last year’s flood and steps needed to protect the state’s valuable water resources in the future. South Carolina legislators will discuss the state’s preparedness and response to significant weather events as the conference continues in Columbia Thursday. The discussion will be broadcast live online.
An army of thorny, poisonous plants that once occupied two prime acres of Clemson University real estate has been swept from its stronghold by a coalition of goats and humans that slowly but surely pounded the gnarled invaders into submission. And to the victor goes the spoils. A once-impenetrable stretch of forest has been made beautiful again, much to the delight of the faculty, students and tailgaters who frequent its borders.
Water scientists and federal and state policymakers will meet Oct. 12-13 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to share and discuss new information crucial to developing sustainable strategies for protecting and providing water resources for South Carolina’s growing economy and population.
A new graduate degree program that could help save lives and keep basic services running when disaster strikes is in development at Clemson University with $3 million in backing from the National Science Foundation.
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS – With the fall color season just around the corner, leaf seekers in the Upstate and beyond are already making plans to head to the mountains for stops at dozens of overlooks to enjoy the magnificent vistas viewed from the upper heights of the nearby southern Blue Ridge Mountains. As if crystal-clear […]
Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South Carolina and developing the online platform that will allow farmers to use the collected data to conserve water and energy.