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Bim Kendall House

804 E Fremont St

Laramie, WY 82072

Phone: (307) 766-5080

Fax: (307) 766-5099

Email: haub.school@uwyo.edu

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Richard Vercoe

Associate Professional Lecturer

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

rvercoe@uwyo.edu | Ross Hall, Rm 401

 

Education

PhD Geography and Integrative Conservation, University of Georgia (2020)

MA Geography and Environment & Natural Resources, University of Wyoming (2011)

BA Nature and Culture and Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Davis (2000)

 

Background and expertise

Richard Vercoe is an Associate Professional Lecturer in the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. Richard’s work focuses on the dynamic interaction of conserving heritage agricultural systems and traditional ecological knowledge in globally important biodiversity hotspots. He has previously worked with United Nations UNDP and FAO programs on community-based conservation and sustainable development projects in Patagonian Chile. Richard also has a professional background in outdoor recreation with a focus in ecotourism, working in both South America and the Western US designing and operating youth adventure programs.

 

Selected publications

“Trueque Chilote: Traditional barter networks connect nature and society in Northern Patagonia.” R.Vercoe 2018. In Chiloé: The Ethnobiology of an Island Culture, eds. A. Daughters and A. Pitchon. New York: Springer.

“Acknowledging Trade-offs and Understanding Complexity: Exurbanization Issues in Macon County, North Carolina.” R Vercoe, M Welch-Devine, D Hardy, J. Demoss, S Bonney, K Allen, P Brosius, D Charles, B. Crawford, S Heisel, N Heynen , R G. de Jesús-Crespo, N Nibbelink, L Parker, C Pringle, A Shaw, L Van Sant.  Ecology and Society 19(1): 23.

“A Tale of Two Sustainabilities: Comparing Sustainability in the Global North and South to Uncover Meaning for Educators.” R Vercoe, and R Brinkmann.      Journal of Sustainability Education. 2012.

 

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Bim Kendall House

804 E Fremont St

Laramie, WY 82072

Phone: (307) 766-5080

Fax: (307) 766-5099

Email: haub.school@uwyo.edu

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