James H. Blake

State Coordinator, SC Master Naturalist Program
Adjunct Faculty
Forestry and Wildlife Resources Program Team, Pickens County Cooperative Extension Office, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Public Service Activities

Office: Pickens County Extension Office
Phone: 864-878-1394
Email: jblake@clemson.edu


 Educational Background

Ed.D. Career and Technology Education/Plant Pathology
Clemson University 2004

M.S. Plant Pathology
University of Arkansas 1984

A.S. Pre-Engineering
Columbia State Community College 1976

B.S. Plant and Soil Science (Horticulture option)
Tennessee Technological University 1982

 Courses Taught

Diseases of Ornamental Plants
Diseases and Insects of Turfgrasses
Special Problem - Plant Problem Clinic

 Extension and Outreach

The mission of the South Carolina Master Naturalist Program is to create a corps of citizen volunteers well trained in the fundamentals of natural history, nature interpretation and the interface of humans and nature in order to empower them to contribute their time and talents to responsible, science-based environmental stewardship.


Blake, James H. and Williamson, Meg. 2015. Index of Plant Disease in South Carolina, 3rd edition. 187 pp.

Blake, James H. 2015. HGIC 1360, Pawpaw. 3pp.


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