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Stories tagged with "Wildlife Biology"

  • Charles Nilon University of Missouri

    Urban wildlife ecology expert to speak at Clemson

    October 23, 2018

    CLEMSON – An expert in urban wildlife ecology, Charles Nilon is coming to Clemson University to talk about Urban Biodiversity, Everyday Nature and Environmental Justice. Nilon will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 1 in the Lehotsky Hall Auditorium, Room G22, Clemson, SC 29634. Doors open at 3:45 p.m. This event […]

  • Researcher Marion Clement holds a barred owl.

    Barred owls’ move to the ‘burbs gets researcher’s attention

    July 3, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — It’s dusk, the second week of March, 2018. The rumble of traffic from Highway 76 crawls through a thin line of trees and into the Hyatt family’s spacious backyard in suburban Clemson, South Carolina. A persistent, chilly breeze blows as the Hyatts and a few friends prepare to watch a cadre […]

  • affixing radio transmitter to a bat

    Clemson researchers lead national effort to conserve imperiled bat populations

    May 10, 2016

    A team of Clemson University scientists is on the forefront of a national effort to understand how a massive bat die-off is shifting the structure of bat communities and altering fragile ecosystems.

  • Clemson students place 2nd in international research competition

    March 25, 2016

    ANNAPOLIS, MD—Clemson Wildlife and Fisheries Biology and Environmental and Natural Resources students attended the 7th North American Duck Symposium (NADS 7) as undergraduate interns for the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center, as a part of their creative inquiry program. While at the symposium, the students were awarded 2nd place internationally among all […]

  • S.C. landowners to be surveyed about feral hog damage, interactions

    February 26, 2015

    A survey designed by Clemson University researchers to begin to quantify the economic and ecological damage caused by feral hogs will soon start showing up in the mailboxes of many South Carolina farmers and rural landowners.

  • Image of a tiger in the wild

    Clemson works to protect wild tigers from extinction

    September 19, 2014

    Identified with Clemson since its earliest days, wild tigers are facing extinction. Habitat destruction, human conflict, poaching and climate change are arrayed against them, and now the global population of wild tigers is estimated to be just 3,200.

  • Clemson researchers help track mysterious, endangered ‘little devil’

    May 1, 2014

    Clemson University’s South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit joined with Grupo Jaragua and the American Bird Conservancy to lead the first-ever effort to track via satellite the black-capped petrel, an endangered North Atlantic seabird known for its haunting call and mysterious nighttime habits.

  • Wildlife biology students win big at national conference

    November 6, 2013

    CLEMSON — Clemson University wildlife biology students made a strong showing at the 2013 Wildlife Society Annual Conference in Milwaukee. The undergraduate research team of Sloane Wiggers, Beaufort; Gillie Croft, Summerville; and Matt Kynoch, Easton, Conn., earned first place in the student research in progress poster category for its poster “The effect of artificial increase […]