Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife

Differentiating Between Loblolly, Longleaf, and Other Southern Pines in the Woods

Loblolly Pine. Photo Credit: A.C. Moore Herbarium, University of South Carolina.

Traveling throughout South Carolina, there is no question you will encounter pine trees. Depending on the region of the state you are traveling through, you may be seeing several different species. Still, no matter where you find yourself, once you step out into the woods, you most certainly will find there are more species present […]

Armadillo Identification and Control

image of nine banded armadillo

Armadillos have become the talk of the town throughout South Carolina. They are often found digging in gardens, flower beds, or yards searching for food or taking a very long “nap” upside down near the road. There are currently 20 species of armadillo in existence, but the Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) is the only species […]