Explore, Learn, and Grow with Nature.
Embark on a journey through the vibrant ecosystems of the Rocky Mountain Region. Dive into the intricacies of its trees, birds, and insects. At Sanctuary Tree, we offer immersive offsite workshops that cater to both curious beginners and seasoned professionals.
Our Curated Workshops
- Tree and Shrub Identification: Unveil the identities of our region’s diverse flora.
- Birds of Colorado: A melodious exploration into the winged wonders of the Rockies.
- Common Insects & Diseases of Plants: Decode the ailments affecting our green giants.
- Pollinators of the Rocky Mountain Region: Appreciate the tiny heroes of our ecosystem.
- Beneficial Insects Introduction: The unsung allies in nature’s intricate web.
- Ecosystem Contributors: A deep dive into trees as keystone species.
Dive Deep Series
- Sucking Insects: Grasp different types & life cycles for better pest management.
- Pesticide Insights: Master modes of action & active IPM models.
- Fungal Diseases Unearthed: Combat the fungal foes of trees & shrubs.
- Reading a Leaf: Decipher leaf color, shape, and size for diagnosis.
- Soil Test Analysis: Translating soil tests for fertile future planning.
- Certified Arborist ISA Exam Prep: Your stepping stone to ISA certification.
Unlock the Secrets of Nature
At Sanctuary Tree, we believe knowledge plants the seed for a flourishing garden. Our educational services illuminate the intricacies of tree health, pest management, and soil dynamics. From hands-on workshops to insightful seminars, we’re dedicated to nurturing both trees and the minds that care for them. Dive deep, learn more, and let nature be your classroom with us.
Ryan Bartlett lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and two daughters. He is a certified Arborist, Naturalist and plant pathologist and is the lead instructor for the Arborist Apprenticeship Program at Front Range Community College. In addition to his primary profession as an arborist, he established the organization, Colorado Native Bee, an educational organization spotlighting more than 950 species of native bees in the State of Colorado. Through Colorado Native Bee, Ryan has spearheaded outreach to educate about the importance of native plants and native pollinator conservation. Ryan enjoys speaking in various settings such as schools, conferences, state parks, state legislature hearings, to elevate native pollinators, habitat and arboriculture issues. He just finished his latest project writing a Field Guide to Native Bees of the Western United States.