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  • Clemson doctoral student holds pine snake.

    Clemson researchers leading multistate effort to unlock mysteries of elusive snake species

    July 24, 2019

    After nine years of what he called “two geeky nerds spending a lot of time and money looking for a snake,” Bryan Hudson watched the reptile named Russell slither off into the northeast Georgia landscape barely a week after it was captured.

    Hudson admitted he was unlikely to lay eyes on the five-foot-long snake again for a full year. But for the Clemson University doctoral student, his collaborators and a slew of stakeholders on hand for the July 12 release, that’s when the real research on Russell began.

  • Marzieh Motallebi addresses the audience at the recent Carbon Market for South Carolina workshop.

    Clemson workshop explores carbon market’s potential profits for S.C. landowners

    June 3, 2019

    Private owners hold 88 percent of South Carolina’s forestlands — or about 11.3 million acres — and a recent Clemson Extension workshop offered state landowners an opportunity to learn more about the carbon market and how they can create a new revenue stream and help combat climate change through participation.

  • Clemson’s Patrick McMillan wins national and state awards for excellence

    May 28, 2019

    Patrick McMillan, Hilliard Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University and host of “Expeditions with Patrick McMillan,” has received a national and a state award for his contributions to the environmental sciences.

  • Caleb Todd poses in front of Sikes Hall.

    Clemson sophomore from Summerville garners major NOAA scholarship

    May 28, 2019

    Clemson University sophomore Caleb Todd, a Presidential Scholar in the Calhoun Honors College, was recently named a 2019 Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, a major award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that includes a full-time summer internship at an NOAA facility.

  • Drew Lanham with binoculars for birding.

    Clemson professor’s article chosen for prestigious ‘Best American Essays’ anthology

    May 21, 2019

    Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham’s essay, “Gone Forever,” has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019,” an annual anthology of magazine articles published in the United States that was started in 1986.

  • Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop on May 23 to show South Carolina forest landowners how participating in the carbon market can provide a new revenue stream for landowners while helping attack climate change.

    Clemson announces carbon market workshop in Upstate for forest landowners

    April 29, 2019

    Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop in the Upstate to show South Carolina forest landowners how they can create a new revenue stream and help combat climate change by participating in the carbon market.

  • Experimental Forest research

    Faculty, students research use, management of 17,000-acre Clemson Experimental Forest

    March 25, 2019

    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.

  • A coyote fitted with ear tags in Upstate South Carolina to help researchers understand the impact of the species on the state's deer population.

    Clemson researchers work to understand impact of coyotes on state’s deer population

    March 25, 2019

    In collaboration with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Forest Service, a Clemson University assistant professor is leading a research team to better understand how coyotes are affecting deer in the state’s Piedmont region and inform management practices to conserve its deer population for future generations of hunters.

  • Forest Fest 2018 will be held at the Clemson Experimental Forest on Saturday, April 7.

    Clemson Experimental Forest presents Forest Fest 2019 on March 30

    March 20, 2019

    CENTRAL — The Clemson Experimental Forest will hold its annual Forest Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in the Lake Issaqueena area. This is the fourth year for the event. There will be activities for adults and children, including guided hikes, nature walks, scavenger hunts, wildlife encounters, waterfall views, canoeing and kayaking, […]

  • David Jachowski conducts field research with student Annie Carew.

    Clemson natural resource scientists honored for research efforts

    March 20, 2019

    A pair of scientists working to foster wildlife and natural resources conservation in South Carolina and beyond have garnered recognition as this year’s top researchers in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. David Jachowski and John Rodgers, faculty members in the forestry and environmental conservation department, were recently named CAFLS Researchers of the Year.

  • Laura Gigliotti sits in a safari truck in South Africa.

    Doctoral student researching cheetahs in South Africa

    February 20, 2019

    CLEMSON — Laura Gigliotti, wildlife and fisheries biology doctoral student at Clemson University, travels to South Africa to further her research on how to advance the recovery of cheetahs. Before beginning her career at Clemson in 2016, Gigliotti studied snowshoe hares while earning her master’s in wildlife and fisheries science at Pennsylvania State University, which […]

  • Paula Agudelo

    Clemson college of agriculture names dean of research, Experiment Station director

    February 19, 2019

    Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Paula Agudelo associate dean of research and Experiment Station director. Agudelo, a nematologist and professor of plant pathology in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, was named to the position after a national search.

  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development

    January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

  • Clemson Extension logo

    Clemson Extension webinars connect landowners with Southeast forestry experts

    January 28, 2019

    Clemson Extension is partnering on a program to equip South Carolina landowners with the knowledge to manage their woodlands by connecting them with forestry experts from across the Southeast via locally based webinar sessions.

  • A coiled up rattlesnake

    Mojave rattlesnakes’ life-threatening venom is more widespread than expected

    January 14, 2019

    It was thought that Mojave rattlesnakes with hemorrhagic venom only lived in Arizona, but new research from Clemson University scientists documents hemorrhagic and neurotoxic venom types throughout the U.S. and Mexico, and even hybrid venom in which one snake exhibits both types.