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Talking Green with L&C Biology Professor Dr. Dalley

Article by: Melissa Meske, Advantage, (618)463-0612

Dr. Patrick J. Dailey of Alton has been in the business of biology, ecology and entomology (the study of bugs) for quite some time now. His reputation as an expert is well-established throughout the region and beyond.

A renowned professor in the biology department for many years before achieving professor emeritus status at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, he still teaches part time there. He is also an accomplished artist, and insects and nature often play as his muses. Giving in to his passion even further, he serves as vice president of the board at The Nature Institute in Godfrey.

On a recent Saturday morning, Dailey shared his personal successes, insights and tips with “going green” during a tour of his home and garden.

“Going green is more than renewable energy and recycling,” Dailey said. “It’s a never-ending story.

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