Anne Outdoors
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 gardening for birds and/or butterflies and to lead nature hikes.
Anne Parmley,
Metropolis Garden Club President
Master Naturalist
Founding Member of the Massac Nature Study Society
Member of the Shawnee Chapter of the Illinois Audubon Society
Member of the Friends of the Cache River Watershed
Butterfly Enthusiast

The Massac Nature Study Society will meet at 1 p.m. on January 19 at the Metropolis Public Library.  Program to be announced.  There will be no meeting in December so that members may participate in the various Christmas Bird Counts.

The Metropolis Garden Club will meet for our annual Christmas potluck luncheon on Monday, December 10, at 11 a.m. at the Metropolis Community Center, 900 West 10th Street.  Club Officers Anne Parmley, Sharon Lynn, Audrey Williams, and Shirley Dishinger will provide paper products, drinks, and decorations.  Gift exchange of $10 to $15 value is optional.

Some of my favorite links:

A local source for native plants is Southernwood Gardens, phone: 618 833 2769 or 697 3798, located at 4650 Rhine Rd, Alto Pass, IL.