Interest, programs, and activities in arboriculture and urban forestry have been growing steadily at Clemson during recent years. That growth has been triggered by increased public interest in the urban environment, an inviting job market for graduates, and faculty members with the interest and desire to address important, timely interests of the university clientele. This web site is dedicated to keeping you abreast of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry activities at Clemson University.
Tree of the month
Florida sugar maple (Acer barbatum)
Photo was taken: SC Botanical Garden
About the tree/photo: More heat-tolerant than sugar maple (A. saccharum),Florida maple will reach a height of 30 to 40 ft.
Trees in the news
New Facebook App Created to Save Europe’s Ash Trees
Tree and human health may be linked
As Temps Rise, Cities Combat 'Heat Island' Effect
Do Urban 'Heat Islands' Hint at Trees of Future?
Fungus slowly killing giant oaks: South Carolina forest giants in peril
Cool Tree websites
Neat tree pics