our favorite links
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open a new page to that site -
One of the best sites for orchids on the internet. There are
many benefits to membership and the Prairie State Orchid Society is an
affiliate. Check out the care sheets.
The Mid-America Orchid Congress is an organization
of orchid societies dedicated to preservation of orchids in their natural
habitats, the propagation of orchids by seed and cuttings, the development
of new and better plants through breeding, and providing information to
growers who subscribe to their principles. (Prairie State Orchid Society
is a member.)
Illinois Orchid Society
The site of the orchid society in Champaign.
The Illinois Orchid
The site of one of the orchid societies in the Chicago area.
The Orchid Society
of Greater St. Louis
Keep up with what is happening just across the river.
Plus look for their shows at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.
The Orchid Digest
When you're serious about orchids (is their motto).
The Orchid Mall
"Your Complete Online Orchid Resource Center"
Here's a site with many helpful links.
(Suggest a site that you like.
We'll add it.)
Other Groups (Neighbors) You Might Find Interesting--
Illinois Natural History Survey
Its mission is protecting Illinois' native plant resources,
Prairie Friends of Illinois
Grand Prairie Friends - Prairie Grove Volunteers is a nonprofit
organization composed of people who share a commitment to preserving and
restoring tallgrass prairie and woodlands in East-Central Illinois.
and By-Laws of the society can be seen by clicking here.