Clemson University is making sure South Carolina residents are properly educated to protect the state’s aquatic resources and the creatures that live in them.
The university has created a partnership with the state Department of Natural Resources and others in the outdoor industries to create the Fisheries and Aquatics Center for Excellence.
FACE will be housed within the Clemson forestry and environmental conservation department.
“FACE will fund projects that support South Carlina’s natural resources, specifically, funding science-based solutions to management problems,” Fisheries Ecology assistant professor Dr. Troy Farmer said. “We view FACE as supporting not only the research projects that investigate management priorities but also training the future fisheries biologists.”
Farmer said there’s a growing demand for people with expertise in fisheries management. [Read more…]