SECAS Engagement Strategy: Version 1.0

Wylie Carr


Dr. Wylie Carr is a conservation social scientist for the Southeast Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His current work focuses primarily on big collaborative efforts like the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy and the Region's At-Risk conservation activities. Prior to joining the Service in 2017, Wylie worked as a post-doctoral research scientist for the U.S. Geological Survey, and a project manager for the Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy at the University of Montana. He received his bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, and his master’s and Ph.D. in Resource Conservation from the University of Montana. His graduate work was based in the conservation social sciences with an emphasis on human dimensions of climate change. Wylie and his family generally love any form of outdoor recreation. When he has free time, Wylie is an enthusiastic fly-fisherman, mountain biker, and snowboarder.


The dramatic changes sweeping the Southeastern United States - such as urbanization, competition for water resources, extreme weather events, sea-level rise, and climate change - pose unprecedented challenges for sustaining... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Wylie Carr (USFWS)

Topic Area

Topics: Collaborative Conservation


T-3C » Effective Stakeholder and Public Engagement at Multiple Scales (13:00 - Tuesday, 19th September, Assembly Hall C)

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