Dr. Billy Beck

Assistant Professor, Extension Forestry Specialist
Billy Beck, Assistant Professor, Extension Forestry Specialist

I serve as the Extension Forestry Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, where I have responsibility for Forestry Extension and Education across all of Iowa’s 99 counties. My research investigates the impacts that trees, woodlands, and forests have on water quality and quantity in the Midwest.

Area of Expertise: 
Riparian Management
Water quality
B.S., Forestry, Michigan State University, 2003
M.S., Forest Hydrology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010
Ph.D., Environmental Science, Iowa State University, 2018