Martin
		
		 Ogle

Martin
Ogle

Adjunct Faculty
Natural and Social Sciences
BS, Colorado State University
MS, Virginia Tech

Martin Ogle holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University and Virginia Tech, respectively.  Mr. Ogle was Chief Naturalist for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, 1985 - 2012.   As part of this work, he developed solar energy and energy efficiency installations and education programs, a demonstration organic garden, and a number of community events.  Since 1990, Mr. Ogle has promoted a widespread understanding of Gaia Theory (scientific idea of Earth as a living system) through lectures and courses at park, schools, universities, the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S.D.A. Graduate School, libraries, and many other organizations.  Mr. Ogle was co-founder of grassroots and citizen/government community sustainability initiatives in the 1990s in Arlington, VA.  He served on a variety of boards and government task forces in Arlington related to energy, sustainability and environment. Ogle received the 2012 Arlington Green Patriot Award presented for outstanding work in sustainability in Arlington by George Mason University and other organizations.  He and his wife and twins, Cyrus and Linnea, live in Louisville.

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