Eager to generate more interest in fish and help mentor students, graduate research assistant John Cannaday helped lead a Creative Inquiry group researching how climate change is affecting yellow perch in South Carolina. “I had great mentors during my time as an undergraduate who encouraged me to become involved in fisheries research, and I wanted […]
During your time in CAFLS, you proved your excellence and showed your mettle by winning regional agribusiness competitions, national leadership awards, national research poster and presentation awards, national packaging science awards, and soil judging competitions. You spent your summers on amazing internships. You took cross-country bicycle trips to raise money for affordable housing, started a foundation to match shelter dogs with veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and cultivated and harvested deer corn that you sold to raise money for wounded soldiers.
A Clemson University graduate student has found adding a little color to watermelon fields can attract pollinators which can help improve quality and increase yields of one of South Carolina’s most important vegetable crops.
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 […]
Keith Belli was named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences Sept. 1, 2018. Belli became dean of CAFLS shortly after the college was reorganized to include Cooperative Extension and the university’s six Research and Education Centers, collectively known as the Clemson Experiment Station. The goal of the reorganization is to put CAFLS on the same organizational footing as other top agricultural colleges and allow it to act even more efficiently and effectively in preparing students to become leaders in their chosen careers and in continuing to perform research and Extension that helps South Carolina citizens lead healthy and prosperous lives. The reorganization also gives CAFLS an integrated statewide footprint. The following is an interview with Belli about opportunities and challenges the reorganization presents, his goals for CAFLS and his favorite movie.
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 […]
Margaret Lloyd had a vision to turn 853 acres of Kershaw County into an educational mecca. Although Lloyd died before her dream was realized, a group of Clemson University students is helping to make her wishes come true.
With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence.
GREENVILLE – Back by popular demand, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service Master Wildlifer course is coming to The University Center Jan. 16. Cory Heaton, Extension wildlife specialist, said the course is designed to give South Carolina landowners the knowledge and necessary tools needed to enhance habitat for a variety of wildlife species. The course involves seven […]
Seeing the world was something Julia Riley knew she wanted to do at an early age; saving it took a bit longer to enter the equation.
A Clemson University graduate student helped determine what was causing taste and odor problems with drinking water drawn from Hartwell Lake and is working to address them.