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Stories tagged with "Wildlife Conservation"

  • 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 […]

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    Clemson researchers studying human-tiger conflicts in India

    August 28, 2018

    This spring, Clemson University scientist Shari Rodriguez and graduate student Diane Dotson traveled to Kanha Tiger Reserve in northern India to study the impacts of human-predator conflicts on the wellbeing of Indian people living in and around the park.

  • Clemson Extension is resurrecting the Master Wildlifer Course.

    Clemson resurrects Master Wildlifer course

    January 9, 2018

    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 […]

  • International tiger conservation leaders to convene before Clemson-Auburn football game

    September 6, 2017

    Fans from two schools with tiger mascots will fill Death Valley this Saturday as Clemson faces off against Auburn in football, but a group of international leaders in tiger conservation will convene in Clemson before the game to discuss their approach to saving real tigers.

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    Clemson grad student advocates for conservation through research targeting college-age hunters

    August 14, 2017

    A Clemson graduate student’s research gauging young adults’ interest in hunting suggests that the demographic can play a key role in the future of wildlife conservation. Brett Stayton, a graduate student in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, isn’t just a hunting enthusiast who wants to justify a passion to his peers; he wants […]

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    New textbook offers guidance for successful species reintroduction

    November 1, 2016

    Clemson University wildlife ecology assistant professor David Jachowski is the primary co-editor of a new textbook on best practices for reintroducing fish and wildlife to areas where it once flourished but is now extinct or languishing.

  • High-resolution connectivity maps designed at Clemson University are being used to display the potential corridors used by animal populations to move between both large and small areas.

    Clemson scientists’ research on threats to habitat connectivity featured in journal

    June 20, 2016

    Clemson University scientists Paul Leonard and Rob Baldwin are part of a collaborative study on how rising sea levels and increased urbanization — both now and in the future — are joining forces to fragment habitat connectivity across the region. Leonard, Baldwin and four other co-authors contributed to the paper, “Landscape Connectivity Losses Due to Sea Level Rise and Land Use Change,” about wildlife habitat connectivity in the Southeast that has been published in the journal Animal Conservation.

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    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 […]

  • Clemson associate professor Rob Baldwin spent three months with his family in 2013 exploring the Appalachian Mountains.

    Clemson scientists study conservation easements in the Appalachians

    November 17, 2015

    Clemson scientists Rob Baldwin and Paul Leonard have recently published a research article that examines the existing distribution of conservation easements in the Appalachian Mountains.