Michael Margo has been an ecological site specialist with the Soil Science Division in Tolland, Connecticut since 2014. Michael also serves on the NRCS Connecticut Civil Rights Advisory Committee as the Hispanic Special Emphasis Program Manager. He began his federal career in 2004 as a supervisory biological science technician with the National Park Service in Estes Park, Colorado. He joined NRCS in 2006 as a rangeland management specialist in Marfa, TX.
Michael has served on details in Washington, D.C., Missouri , and with the National Grazing Lands Team. He has also been a member of the NRCS foreign advisory team and has presented several technical presentations in Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Aguascalientes, Mexico. Michael was introduced to NOPHNRCSE as a student scholarship recipient at the 2000 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C and has been a member since.
Michael is originally from Rio Grande City, Texas, a small border town in south Texas and is the youngest son of a local rancher. After serving two years with AmeriCorps, Michael graduated with a B.S. and M.S in Rangeland Ecology & Management from Texas A&M University in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Michael and his family (Suzanne and John Michael) reside in South Windsor, CT. He stays active in his community as a Little League coach and Cub Scout Den Leader.