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Stories tagged with "Forestry And Environmental Conservation"

  • Stephen Clements

    Clemson student from Mount Pleasant awarded Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship

    February 8, 2016

    Clemson University Environmental and Natural Resources major Stephen Clements was named a 2015 Bartlett Tree Foundation scholar. Clements, a senior from Mount Pleasant, received one of 23 scholarships from the foundation for his continued academic excellence in the study of arboriculture.

  • Researchers receive grant to examine impacts of conservation easements

    December 14, 2015

    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.

  • Working in a Clemson University lab are (from left to right) Tanju Karanfil, Alex Chow and Habibullah Uzun.

    Researchers study link between forest management and drinking water quality

    December 9, 2015

    Clemson University researchers will soon begin conducting experiments in four forests across South Carolina to address growing concerns that techniques employed in the fight against wildfires could affect the quality of drinking water. The team has received $1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and $260,048 from the university to figure out which forest […]

  • Clemson University ranked among leading best value agriculture colleges

    November 17, 2015

    Clemson University has been ranked 12th among the top 30 best value agriculture colleges by College Values Online.

  • Philip Arnold receiving 2015 Outstanding Forestry Alumnus Award from Jaime Jones

    Philip Arnold, Clemson ’81, recognized as 2015 Outstanding Forestry Alumnus of the Year

    November 5, 2015

    Philip Arnold was recognized as 2015 Outstanding Forestry Alumnus of the Year by Jaime Jones, president of the Clemson University Forestry Alumni, at them homecoming event before the Boston College football game

  • Priscilla Geigis and Fran Mainella

    Geigis receives Clemson University Institute for Parks award

    October 26, 2015

    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 […]

  • Hartzog awards, lecture to focus attention on conservation

    September 30, 2015

    The Institute for Parks at Clemson University will recognize five individuals for their exemplary leadership in environmental issues at the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon at noon Monday at the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus.

  • ‘Expeditions’ crew, led by Clemson’s McMillan, wins prestigious Emmy Award

    September 28, 2015

    “Expeditions with Patrick McMillan” has won its fourth Southeast Emmy Award for an episode titled “Hummingbirds – Life in Fast-forward.”

    The Emmy competitions are the most prestigious in television and video production.

  • This year's fall foliage has the potential to be spectacular, rivaling this 2004 image at Grandfather Mountain near Boone, N.C. For more information on Grandfather Mountain, including daily fall color updates, visit (Note to media: This photo is available for use, but please include in the credit or caption.)

    This year’s fall foliage season has potential to be the best in years

    September 22, 2015

    Hopes are high and fingers crossed that this year’s fall foliage season will be one of the most spectacular in recent years, with hues of yellow, orange, red and purple about to join forces in a dazzling display of natural beauty.

  • Paul Leonard is using Clemson's supercomputer to produce maps of habitat connectivity.

    Clemson conservation and computational scientists team up – for nature’s sake

    September 15, 2015

    CLEMSON – Like a jigsaw puzzle with missing pieces, the natural world’s swaths of once-unbroken habitat have been fragmented and disconnected – much to the detriment of many animals and plants. Biological diversity – the evolutionary and ecological process that gives rise to new species and assemblages – is paying a heavy price. One of […]

  • kip Van Bloem, director of the Belle W. Baruch Institute, addressed the addressed the Kennedy Center advisory committee during a recent meeting.

    Kennedy Center committee plots course for future of wetland, wildlife conservation

    August 4, 2015

    The James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center advisory committee is meeting to map a strategy for creating what it hopes will be the preeminent research, teaching and outreach program addressing the ecological conservation of the south Atlantic Coastal wetland systems.

  • Clemson institute secures USDA grant to expand use of wood

    July 2, 2015

    Finding new markets for South Carolina’s abundance of timber, changing how commercial buildings are constructed and keeping the state’s more than 13 million acres of timberland healthy is the focus of a $250,000 grant awarded to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D).

  • Distinguished waterfowl researcher named Kennedy Center director

    July 1, 2015

    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 stewards of Swift Creek Farm have been actively restoring habitat for quail and other animals.

    The push is on to restore lost habitat for wildlife

    April 13, 2015

    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.