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Eric Castle

Associate Professor
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

Associated Majors

Courses Currently Teaching

HORT 1010-001: Introduction to Horticulture

HORT 1010-003: Introduction to Horticulture

NATR 1226-E90: Environ Science/Sustainability

NATR 4652-001: Seminar

Research Interests

  • Urban stormwater mitigation

  • Nature play

  • Ecological restoration

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • Robert P. Ealy Award. 2006. Kansas State University.

  • Graduate Merit Award. 2006. Kansas State University.

  • Dangermond Fellowship. 2005. American Society of Landscape Architects & Environmental Systems Research Institute.

  • 2009 Outstanding Service Learning Faculty Award

Selected Publications

  • Peterson, B.W., P.S. Allen, E.E. Castle, S.E. Meyer. 2004. Restoration of Foothill Community in Rock Canyon (Utah). Ecological Restoration, Vol. 22:2.

  • Castle, E.E. 2007. Geodatabases in Design: a Floodplain Analysis of Little Kitten Creek. Masters Thesis, Kansas State University.

Educational Background

  • M.L.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan, K.S. 2007

  • B.S., Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. 2003.

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Professional Landcare Network

  • Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association

In the News

May 2, 2018
Students in Associate Professor Eric Castle's landscape design class presented their designs for pollinator gardens for the City of Hallock, Minn.