Larry Biles

Larry Biles

State Forester

2610 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66502

Email: lbiles@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-3309
Fax: 785-532-3305

Larry Biles is a husband, father, grandfather and a forester. His formal education includes a BS in Forestry from the University of Missouri and a MS in Ornamental Horticulture from Kansas State University. Following two years with the US Army, Larry spent 8 years as a District Forester, Kansas State University; 7 years as the Urban Forestry Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, Atlanta, GA; 5 years as a Real Estate Property Manager, Lawrenceville, GA; 13 years as Forestry Program Leader, USDA Extension Service, Washington, DC; 5 years as Director, Southern Forestry Research Partnership, Athens, GA; and was named State Forester, Kansas Forest Service in July 2008. Larry is a Fellow in the Society of American Foresters.