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Charles Barden

Contact Information

Charles J. Barden, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
State Extension Forester
2021 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph: 785 532 1444; E-mail: cbarden@ksu.eduWebsite


Forestry management, water quality improvements, stream-bank stabilization

Recent Water-Related Publications

Barden C.J. et al. 'Cross-cultural Collaboration for Riparian Restoration on Tribal Lands in Kansas” Chapter 14 in Pathways for Getting to Better Water Quality: The Citizen Effect, Eds by L.W. Morton and S.S. Brown. Springer. pp 171-179, 2011

M.L. Leffert, G.A. Clark, S.L. Hutchinson, and C.J. Barden. 'Evaluation of poplar trees irrigated with livestock lagoon water.' Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 51(6): 2051-2060, 2009

Mankin, K.R., D.M. Ngandu, C.J. Barden, S.L. Hutchinson, and W.A. Geyer. 'Grass-shrub riparian buffer removal of sediment, P, and N from simulated runoff' J. American Water Resources Association. 43 (5):1108-1116, 2007

Ongoing and Recent Water-Related Projects


Honors and Recognitions

Fellow of the Society of American Foresters, 2009
Team Award for leadership of the Heartland Water Coordination Initiative, K-State Research and Extension, 2009
Leadership Award in recognition of outstanding leadership through the Heartland Regional Water Quality Initiative, EPA Region 7, 2007
Diversity Award in recognition of working relationships developed with the Kansas Native American community, K-State Research and Extension, 2007