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.
A new public-private partnership led by Clemson University and a worldwide biomass and bioenergy producer will research the use of crops that can both open new markets for South Carolina landowners and support the growing global demand for renewable energy.
Clemson Extension is working with landowners throughout South Carolina on forest and wildlife regeneration. Species such as bobwhite quail, which began to decline in the mid-1940s because of deteriorating habitat conditions, are slowly starting to rebound.
Jo Claire Hanvey Hickson, left, and her husband, Dr. Harry T. Hickson, have bequeathed a portion of her family property to Clemson’s Timberland Legacy Program, where it will be used as a living classroom.
Gov. Nikki Haley proclaimed Prescribed Fire Awareness Month in South Carolina. A coalition of state, federal and non-governmental land management organizations under the umbrella of the South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council requested the proclamation to raise awareness of the essential role that fire plays in both the stewardship of natural resources and the protection of lives and property.
The largest industry in South Carolina has cast aside the withering effects of the Great Recession and continued to flourish at an impressive rate, according to a 2015 report cited Tuesday in the State House by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
South Carolina and Canada already benefit greatly from close economic ties, but the relationship can be stronger. That was the message coming out of a conference hosted by Clemson University’s Canada Center and Wood Utilization + Design Institute. The meeting on the Clemson campus focused on ways to strengthen and expand forestry industry ties and opportunities between the Palmetto State and its partner north of the border.
A rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal, according to Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan.
Money may not grow on trees, but it certainly grows in them. On May 1, landowners from across South Carolina will learn ways to maximize the profit from their timber.
Clemson University forest resource management majors Carson Barefoot and Michael Griffo each were awarded scholarships from the South Carolina Forestry Association (SCFA) for their high academic achievement and leadership potential in the forestry sciences.
Clemson University’s forest resource management Bachelor of Science degree program recently earned reaccreditation through Dec. 31, 2023, from the Society of American Foresters Committee on Accreditation.