Margo Farnsworth describes her professional past as that of a hunter gatherer. From working in management at a backpacking store, as a park ranger and university biology teacher to working as a mammalogist, naturalist and executive director for the Cumberland River Compact working to enhance water quality/supply, she has always sought out ways to serve our planet and the people on it. In more recent times, she moved into the role of author, strategist and connector, helping national organizations, corporations, graduate students and PhD’s here and abroad to think deliberately and holistically about their missions,goals and operations and how they can use biomimicry in their work.
By activating water/energy-friendly behaviors, technologies and processes, using biomimicry more broadly in design and systems while enhancing communication internally and externally; businesses can become more resilient and bring that same benefit to people and the environment.
Margo's goal is to work on projects and with people to have stellar local sustainability impacts while tying into the global community to expand our collective success.
Author of Biomimicry and Business: How Companies Are Using Nature's Strategies to Succeed.