Mcvey, Vicki

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MCVEY, Vicki

MCVEY, Vicki. American, b. 1946. Genres: Environmental sciences/ Ecology, Geography, Children's non-fiction. Career: Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO, cartographer and technical illustrator, 1975- 79; "Mountain Environmental Atlas: The Indian Peaks Area, Front Range," Boulder, coordinator and chief cartographer, 1979-82; Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, research and teaching assistant, 1982-84; fieldwork in Chiapas, Mexico, worker with Maya women on a development project, 1984-86; Arvada Center, Arvada, CO, presenter of hands-on workshops for children on maps and mapping, 1991-92; Center for Geographic Education, Department of Geography, University of Colorado, consultant in geographic education, 1991-92. Freelance writer, 1987-. Publications: The Sierra Club Wayfinding Book, 1989; (with M. Bradbury, B. Brown, S. Hargrove, and F. Nockles) Spaceship Earth: Flight Instructor's Log Book, 1991; The Sierra Club Book of Weatherwisdom, 1991; The Sierra Club Kid's Guide to Planet Care and Repair, 1993; Las Companeras: Women in the Nicaraguan Revolution, 1994. Address: 12 Tilghman Rd., Ward, CO 80481, U.S.A.