Ryan is from New York, and has spent 6 years exploring the Pacific Northwest. He favors Woodworking, Bushcraft, Birding, Gardening, Cooking, and Hiking in his spare time. Ryan is passionate about teaching fire-building because “Teaching fire building connects students to everything, especially what it means to be human.” If he were an animal, Ryan would be a Cooper’s Hawk.
B.A. Psychology – Arizona State University
B.S. Biochemistry – Arizona State University
Certified Pacific Northwest Naturalist – Oregon Metro Parks and Recreation
4th Summer & Over 3+ years at Trackers Earth teaching & coordinating programs
1 Year as Nature Immersion Program Leader @ Shining Star School
2 Years as Volunteer Naturalist Hiking Guide @ Oxbow Regional Park
National CPR Foundation