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Eric Castle

Associate Professor
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
(218) 281-8119

Associated Majors

Research Interests

  • Community volunteerism in built spaces

  • Ecological restoration

  • Nature play

  • Urban stormwater mitigation

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2009 Outstanding Service Learning Faculty Award

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

  • Graduate Merit Award. 2006. Kansas State University.

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

Selected Publications

Educational Background

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

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

  • Ph.D., University of North Dakota. 2018

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Landscape Architects

  • 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.