The work of two Clemson University graduate students is bringing valuable new insight into the global fight to save tigers in the wild. Working at both the Ph.D. and master’s levels, their research projects examine how people and politics affect tiger conservation in different ways. Publications from these graduate students are being used by the Tigers […]
Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.
Wanfang Fu, a plant and environmental sciences doctoral student at Clemson University, was recently awarded a first-place U.P. Hedrick Award from the American Pomological Society and the Wade Stackhouse Fellowship from Clemson University for her research in disease tolerances for peaches. The U.P. Hedrick Award was established in 1982 by the American Pomological Society “to […]
Clemson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management recently hosted a group of scientists from across the country that convened to discuss visitor use management in parks and protected areas. Learn more about this issue from some of the greatest minds in the field!
Jill Newman graduated from Clemson University in December 2017 with a master’s in wildlife and fisheries biology. Since then, she has had a chapter of her thesis accepted for publication in the “Journal of Herpetology.” The journal is an international peer-reviewed, quarterly publication of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and was […]
Ashley Padgett, senior wildlife and fisheries biology major at Clemson University, interned as a fisheries technician for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife service this past summer. Since childhood, Padgett has loved the outdoors, especially fishing, which influenced her dream to study wildlife and fisheries biology in hopes of making an impact in conservation efforts. “I […]
Brett Wright, dean emeritus of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, now leads both a collaborative higher education effort to save wild tigers and a Clemson institute devoted to the academic study of sports sciences. With the arrival of Leslie Hossfeld as dean of the college on July 1, Wright immediately transitioned to […]
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.