Dr. Becky Bowling,
Assistant Professor Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist - Urban Water
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Extension Responsibilities (70%):
Dr. Bowling works jointly with AgriLife Research and with AgriLife Extension’s extensive network of Specialists, Regional Program Leaders, and County Extension Agents to develop and deliver outreach programming and resources to critical audiences on the topics of environmental stewardship, water conservation and water quality protection for urban landscapes and beyond. Through her work, Dr. Bowling strives to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of influential stakeholders and regulatory agencies to ensure that the urban water Extension program reflects the needs and priorities of its diverse clientele throughout the state.
Research Responsibilities (30%):
Dr. Bowling’s research is focused on improving water-use efficiency and infiltration in urban landscapes through a combination of applied and social science research efforts. Her specific areas of interest include improving infiltration in urban landscapes and incorporating this into an integrated approach for water conservation through collaborations with scientists in Horticulture, Turfgrass Science, Soil Science, and Engineering. She also has an interest in strengthening Extension outreach efforts through social science by evaluating potential barriers to behavioral intervention in urban landscape management.
- Office: Dallas
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (972) 231-5362
- Graduate Education ... Ph.D. - Crop Sciences, University of Georgia, 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife ... Urban agriculture & forestry, water & land resources, healthy living
The Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas is a scientific research campus and headquarters for public teaching. Texas A&M AgriLife researchers and extension specialists at Dallas work to advance three areas: urban agriculture and forestry, water and land resources, and healthy living.