Kerry Crisley

Kerry CrisleyKerry Crisley is Associate Director of Strategic Communications. In addition to Conservancy Talk, she also writes for Nature Rocks, the Conservancy’s online hub for parents and kids. Kerry lives near Boston, Massachusetts with her equally nature-loving husband, son and daughter.

Kerry's Posts

Fixing the One Dumb Thing That Benjamin Franklin Did

July 4th, 2011

He was a Founding Father and one of the brightest minds our nation has ever produced. But Ben Franklin made a massive mistake, and we're trying to fix it. More

Ten Things You Didn’t Know Came From the Ocean

June 7th, 2011

You probably guessed from the picture that ice cream is on the list, but the other 9 might still surprise you. In honor of World Oceans Day, here are 10 things you didn't know came from the ocean. More

I’ll Have the Oyster, But Hold the Shell

February 4th, 2011

85% of the world’s oyster reefs are gone. Find out why that matters, and what we're doing (with the help of hundreds of volunteers) to reverse the trend. More

10 Gifts from Etsy for the Green Geek Mom

November 24th, 2010

What can you get for the cool, eco-friendly mom that has everything? Check out these creative and affordable ideas. More

Ocean Architecture

October 19th, 2010

Countries around the world are falling far behind on their promises to protect our oceans. A new book urges action, and offers some creative solutions. More

Beetle-Mania: Keeping the Asian Longhorned Beetle at Bay

July 31st, 2010

Citizen scientists take note: When invasive insects like the Asian longhorned beetle are found early by local residents, trees stand a much better chance of survival, says Conservancy blogger Kerry Crisley. More

A Parent’s Paradox: Staying Green While Staying on a Schedule

October 20th, 2009

“This is so much fun!” So shouts my three-year old, Erin, as she peddles her tricycle along the Main Street sidewalk toward her pre-school. My son Ben is walking, proudly wearing his bright red backpack like “the big boys do.” It’s Walk to School day at Ben’s elementary school, and my husband John and I […] More

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