Sacred Circles: Universal Symbolism of our Human Relationship to Earth

April 28 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sacred Circle Gardens have been used by people all over the globe, and seem to transcend both geography and culture.  How can these symbols and art help us understand our world and each other?  Join naturalist and Earth scientist, Martin Ogle, for a fascinating look at how symbols connected cultures around the world to the places on Earth from which they arose.   Explore how ancient motifs – and the creation of our own symbols – can help us appreciate modern-day relationships between families, communities and Earth’s living systems.

This 4 hour program will include an indoor session (lecture and discussion) a foray and walk on the grounds of Three Leaf Farm and a creative time for brainstorming and creating symbols that make sense to us living on the Front Range of Colorado.     

$25 per person. 


Martin Ogle received B.S. and M.S. degrees in wildlife Biology from Colorado State Univ. (1982) and Virginia Tech (1984). He was Chief Naturalist for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, 1985 – 2012.    In 2010, Martin was awarded the Krupsaw Award for Non-Traditional Teaching by the Washington Academy of Sciences for outstanding teaching in informal and non-academic settings. In 2012 – Martin received the Arlington (VA) Green Patriot Award for outstanding work in sustainability. In 2012, Martin moved to Louisville, CO with his wife, Lisa, and his twins, Cyrus and Linnea and started his own education and consulting business, Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC. He works as a contractor with Lafayette Open Space, leading the development of the education and outreach program. Martin was born and raised in South Korea.