Forestry & Natural Resources

Sunset in an inletClemson Extension agents with primary Natural Resources responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics ranging from forest management, forest health, forest products and forest taxation to impacts of development on water quality and watershed management.

Local Agent

W. Cory Heaton, 803-385-6181 Ext 112,

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  • 4-H Shooting Sports
    • Volunteers are needed to assist in development of new programs
    • Possible Clubs: Air Rifle, Archery, Black Powder, Rifle, Pistol, & Shotgun


  • Tri-County Forestry Association
    • Association for Chester, York, & Lancaster citizens interested in Forest Management and Natural Resources
  • 4-H Shooting Sports
    • York County Sharp-eye Shooters (Sporting Clays, Trap, & Skeet)


  • Weed Identification
  • Herbicide Recommendations
  • Wildlife Planting Information
  • Nuisance Wildlife Information
  • Crop Planting Guides
  • Forest Management Information

Hunter Education Courses (html)

Cory's Suggested Links

Forestry Tax Information

SC Census of Agriculture 02-04-09 (886 KB, PPT)

Visit the state-wide Forestry & Natural Resources website.