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The Leaflet Archives

Our newsletter is published on a bi-monthly basis. It provides articles about local bird-related issues, discusses some of the SAS events, and includes the bi-monthly calendar of events.

The Leaflet invites readers to submit material for publications; anyone wishing to do so email us at

2016 Leaflets

  • Jan-Mar: GBBC in Local Schools, Chimney Swift Towers, Eagle Watch Weekend, Photography Workshop, Rare Bird Ethics
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2015 Leaflets

2014 Leaflets

2012 Leaflets

  • November / December: Christmas Bird Counts / Together Green Innovation Grant Program / Report annual meeting
  • September / October: ServeIT and new SAS website / Feeder cleaning / Board Member nominations
  • May / June: SAS banquet turnout / Feeder cleaning sucess / MC-IRIS Outreach Program / Bill Zimmerman Art Exhibit
  • March / April: Lake Monroe CBC results / Make a Difference for Migrating Birds / SAS Territory Update / Paying Our Way
  • January/February: Bill Zimmerman Remembrance / Information on the Great Backyard Bird Count, Eagle Watch weekend, March Madness and Spring Banquet / Call for Proposals for Grant Program
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2011 Leaflets

  • November / December: Note from New President - David Rupp / CBC warm-ups and request for volunteers!
  • Sept / Oct: Looking for new leaflet editor / Saw-whet Owls / Annual meeting
  • July / August: No Leaflet
  • May / June: SAS banquet awards, Prairie-chickens from a blind, CBC reflections, NAS Bird Conservation in Indiana, Binoculars from SAS, Banning Lead shot?, Marsh Madness recap
  • March / April: White-tailed Deer in Bloomington, CBC results, Eagle Watch Weekend results
  • January / February: 2010 Northern Saw-whet Owl season, HEE Owl research, Butterflying in Ecuador, Avian book reviews
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2010 Leaflets

  • November / December: I-69 threats, CBCs coming, Birders Wish List,Goose Pond work day, IU Campus Bird report, Fairview School Swift Tower, Goose Pond Endangered Birds - an update
  • Sept / Oct: 9th season for Saw-whet Owl migration study, Birds of Goose Pond: Biodiversity survey, Goose Pond & SAS, Goose Pond Butterfly Count, Muscatatuck NWR News
  • May / June: Spring Banquet Awards, Marsh Madness report, Director of Bird Conservation plan, book review!, Birding Bird Atlas - the final year!
  • March / April: Future of SAS discussed, Leaflet moving to Online only in July, CBC reports, Don Whitehead's retirement from CBC compilier, Spring Banquet reservaton form!
  • January / February: The future of SAS, Electronic copies of Leaflets, Eagle Watch Weekend, Banner Year for Goose Pond FWA, Fairview Swift Tower completed, Northern
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2009 Leaflets

  • Nov / December: Chimney Tower construction, Editor moving on, CBC warm-ups, Bird Watcher's Christmas list, Living with Birds in Alaska
  • July / August: Chimeny Shift tower, Southern invaders in Goose Pond, Goose Pond work days, Greene County Big Day results, Brown County BioBlitz, Urban Experimentation
  • May / June: SAS Annual Banquet awards, Traveloge: IN-AZ-TX, Monroe Butterfly Count preview, Bird-watcher's license?
  • March / April: CBC reports, Chimney Swift project funds raised, Goose Pond Spring update, BIGBY reports, Spring Banquet reservation form!
  • January / February: Eagle Watch Weekend, Chimney Swift update, Big Green Big Year (BIGBY) report, IU student presentations, Saw-whet Owl 2008 season report.
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2008 Leaflets

  • November / December: Saw-whet Owl banding, Goose Pond Calendars, IU Cross Country Course, UPCOMING CBC dates!
  • September / October: Goose Pond Committed & Growing, Libby Frey, Goose Pond Butterfly count, Technology & Birding
  • July / August: Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Goose Pond Community Day, work day & a report on Tern Island, Greene County May Day & Monroe County birdathon
  • May / June: SAS Annual Banquet awards, tribute to Henry Wahl, Hillenbrand FWA
  • March / April: Christmas Bird Count reports; Photo exhibit; Spring Expo; Saw-whet Owl report
  • January / February: Eagle Watch Weekend, Goose Pond special program; Green(e) Report; Birding in China; Great Backyard Bird Count
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2007 Leaflets

  • November / December: Endowment Fund; Birding Workshop; CBCs; Gift Ideas
  • September / October: Family Flock Celebration; Butterfly Count results; Hot Temps, Cool birds; To see Every Bird in the World; Chimney Swifts
  • July / August: SAS email list; Three local IBA areas; Indiana Dunes; Crane Creek; Peregrine Falcon
  • May / June: SAS dinner a success; SAS launches Endowment Campaign; butterfly count announced; Beverly Shores; Goose Pond Whoppers; Name your favorite birding spot
  • March / April: Spring Nature Expo; New Year's Resolutions & CBC reports; Chinook IBA; Adopt-an-Owl nets $
  • January / February: Eagle Watch Weekend, Birders -New Years Resolutions; Invite to SAS dinner; Whopping Cranes; Saw-whet Owl report
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Also read the complete Roadside Birders journals of Steve and Candi Bailey.

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