Spend an hour with Gerri Griswold as she shares breathtaking images from this ethereal travel destination tucked along the tail of the Andes near the bottom of the world. Learn about its dark history and meet the people, animals, and numerous microclimates that define this mythical place today.
Gerri Griswold is Director of Administration and Development at The White Memorial Conservation Center in Litchfield, Connecticut. She has handled bats for twenty-eight years as a wildlife rehabilitator and educator and is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the United States Department of Agriculture to keep and exhibit non-releasable bats and more recently, porcupines for education. Over the years, Griswold and her bats have delivered hundreds of programs to libraries, classrooms, Scout troops, and organizations like the National Park Service and the Yale Peabody Museum. They have appeared on the cover of The Weekly Reader and produced a segment about bats for The Late Show with David Letterman. Griswold was featured in “Seasons of Connecticut” by Diane Smith, published by Globe Pequot Press, released in June 2010. Griswold also serves as the morning voice of traffic on WTIC AM and WZMX FM. In 2010, she launched a travel company, Krummi Travel LLC, which takes small groups of extraordinary adults on extraordinary trips to Iceland.