Stephen Peairs

Assistant Professor
Extension Specialist - forest management
Forestry and Wildlife Resources Program Team, Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: 221 Lehotsky Hall
Phone: 615-336-8484
Email: speairs@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Natural Resources
University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2018

M.S. Forestry
Mississippi State University 2003

B.S. Forestry (Wildlife Management Option)
Mississippi State University 2001

 Courses Taught

For 1010 - Introduction to Forestry
FNR 4700 - Forest Herbicides/Hardwood Silviculture (Creative Inquiry)

 Research Interests

Forest herbicide applications
Upland and bottomland hardwood silviculture

 Extension and Outreach

Master Tree Farmer - committee member
Clemson forestry and wildlife extension team

 Publications

Peairs, S.E. and Clatterbuck, W.K. 2020. Potential detrimental effects of using glyphosate for hardwood seedling release. Proceedings of the 20th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-253. Bragg, D.C., Koerth, N.C., Holley, A.G. eds. 2020. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 338 p.

Peairs, S.E., Clatterbuck, W.K., Buckley, D.S., Kwit, C., and Scweitzer, C.J. 2018. Oak and yellow-poplar response to pre-commercial chemical applications after clearcutting a high-graded hardwood stand in the Western Highland Rim of Tennessee. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Tennessee. https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_graddiss/5083

Peairs, S.E. and Clatterbuck, W.K. 2018. Preliminary comparisons of herbicides and application procedures to promote size of advanced oak and yellow-poplar reproduction after harvest. Kirchman, J.E. ed. 2018. Proceedings of the 19th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-234. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 444 p.