Staff

Russ Hardee with students in the Clemson Experimental Forest

Russell Hardee: Forest Manager

266 B Lehotsky Hall | (864) 656-4833
Directs the management of the CEF and forest lands on Clemson Research and Education Centers throughout the state. Ensures regulatory, agency and SFI compliance.

Bryan Odom: Forester II

Timber sale planning, cruising, layout and design, as well as stand prescriptions and supervising  harvesting, site preparation and regeneration. Contract supervision, BMP and SFI field operations compliance.

Knight Cox: Forester

GIS analysis, mapping, and special projects.

John Bookhart: Forestry Operations Supervisor

Performs forest management duties to foster the development, protection, and utilization of forest resources on the CEF. Performs contract administration, facilities operation and maintenance, and equipment supervision and operation.

Frank Reynolds: Forestry Technician

Heavy equipment operation, road maintenance, prescribed fire and wildfire control.

Daniel Gillespie: Mechanic

Vehicle and equipment maintenance. Assists with field operations.