Growing up on a farm in Michigan, I have been interested in outdoor activities all my life. Gardening, birding, watching butterflies, and hiking are some of my hobbies. I am available to present programs on native plants, birds, or butterflies and to lead nature hikes.
Anne Parmley, email@example.com
Metropolis Garden Club President
Garden Clubs of Illinois, State and District VII, Bees, Birds, & Butterflies Chair
Founding Member of the Massac Nature Study Society
Friends of the Cache River Watershed Board Member
Illinois Butterfly Monitor at the Cache River Egret Slough
Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society Member
The Massac Nature Study Society will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Mermet Lake to caravan around the lake looking for birds. Please meet at the Bluebird Trail parking area (just before the road that goes around the lake). Anyone with an interest in nature is welcome to attend.
Some of my favorite links:
Garden Clubs of Illinois, Inc. Be sure to look at all the information about pollinators. Just click on Special Projects, then Planting for Pollinators.
Southern Illinois Wildflower Map This will open in a browser but may not in the maps app.
A local source for native plants is Southernwood Gardens, phone: 618 833 2769 or 697 3798, located at 4650 Rhine Rd, Alto Pass, IL.
revised January 29, 2023.