Newsletters

December 2018

President's Message; Christmas Bird Count; 2019 Bird Identification Workshops; Birder's Night--The Habitat Associations, Dispersal Patterns and Diets of Western Purple Martins in Oregon; January Birder's Night; Winter Wings Festival; Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Upcoming Field Trips; Photos.

November 2018

President's Message; Christmas Bird Count; Birder's Night--Cuba: Discover the Island’s Endemic and Native Species (Tim Shelmerdine); What's Happening at the Reserve; Upcoming Field Trips; Audubon Reserve Work Parties.

October 2018

President's Message; Salem Christmas Bird Count, Birder's Night--Reducing the Impacts of Wind Energy on Raptors (Dr. Roberto Albertani); Oregon Birds: Owls of the Pacific Northwest (Mike Unger); Green News and Brews; Conservation Corner; Upcoming Field Trips; CBC Workshop; Audubon Reserve Work Parties.

September 2018

President's Message; Birder's Night--Seeing a Bird through the Eyes of an Artist (Joh Janosik); Oregon Birds: Owls of the Pacific Northwest (Mike Unger); Seeking a Webmaster for the Salem Audubon Society Webpage; Newest Logo Caps, Upcoming Field Trips;  Article: Easy Raptor Perches; Conservation Corner: Birds Threatened by Proposed Rollback of Endangered Species Protection; Audubon Reserve Work Parties.

July/August 2018

President's Message; 2018 Bird Identificaiton Workshops; Article: Marbled Murrelet -- Populations Continue to Decline (David Harrison); Upcoming Field Trips; Oregon Birds: Flight and Feathers (Mike Unger);  Dine on Invasive Species to Support Sage Grouse; Salem Environmental Education Presents Clamming the Oregon Coast; What's Happening at the Reserve.

June 2018

President's Message; 2018 Bird Identificaiton Workshops; Upcoming Field Trips; Birds and Wine Event at Cherry Hill Winery; Bird Walks at Illahe Hills Country Club; Oregon Birds: Flight and Feathers; Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Salem Audubon Financial Report. 

May 2018

President's Message; Article: Year of the Bird; Article: A Boost for Birds in the Federal Budget; 2018 Bird Identification Workshops (Mike Unger); Salem Environmental Education Presents Lectures; Oregon Birds: Water Birds -- Grebes, Herons, etc. (Mike Unger); Birder's Night: Saving Philippine Eagles (Cordi and Joe Atkinson); Article: Want to Improve Your Carpentry Skills?; Article: Busy House Wren Construction; Beginning Bird Class (Maureen Leong-Kee); Chapter Meeting: Raising Kid Colt: A Story of a Young Sandhill Crane (Gary Ivey); Upcoming Field Trips; 3rd Annual Birdfeeder Yard Tour (Barbara Dolan); What's Happening at the Reserve; Birds and Wine Event at Cherry Hill Winery.

April 2018

President's Message; Article: Please Join Us; 2018 Bird Identification Workshops (Mike Unger); Birder's Night: Dr. David Craig's Outstanding Research Accociates in X; Salem Environmental Education Presents; Oregon Birds: Hummingbirds of the U.S. (Mike Unger), What's Happening at the Reserve; Chapter Meeting: Riding Along from the Comfort of Home - Tracking Whales and Studing Behavior by Satellite (Ladd Irvine); Article: Peregrine Falcons at Yaquina Head, Newport (Mitch Rohse); Upcoming Field Trips; Oregon Birds: Water Birds (Mike Unger); Beginning Bird Class (Maureen Leong-Kee); Backyard Birdfeeder Tour (Barbara Dolan); Article: Want to Improve Your Carpentry Skills?; Member Photos.

March 2018

President's Message; 2018 Bird Identification Workshops (Mike Unger); Article: Our Birds are Counting on You (Tim Johnson); Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Marion SWCD Native Plant Sale; Birder's Night: A Taste of Australia (Glen Lindeman); Salem Environmental Education Presents: Little Brown Fishes of the Willamette River Basin; Migratory Bird Treaty Act Under Threat (David Harrison); Find Inspiration at the 2018 Mid-Valley Yard, Garden and Home Show; Welcome new members; Article: Photographing a Northern Pygmy-Owl (Stephanie Hazen); Chapter Meeting: The Marbled Murrelet: a secretive bird of forest and sea (S. Kim Nelson); Upcoming Field Trips; Oregon Birds: The Evolutioni of Birds and Hummingbirds of the U.S. (Mike Unger), Backyard Birdfeeder Tour (Barbara Dolan).

February 2018

President's Message; 2018 Bird Identification Workshop Schedule (Mike Unger); SAS Membership Renewal Reminder; Oregon Birds: Exploring Raptors: Birds of Prey (Mike Unger); Salem Environmental Education Presents Wildlife of Oregon; The Marbled Murrelet and the Oregon Endangered Species Ace; Birder's Night: Meandering in Brazil's Pantanal (John Matthews); Why Birds Count (David Craig); Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Chapter Meeting: Birding the Border Country -- Lake, Harney, Washoe and Humboldt Counties (John Shewey); 2017 Salem Christmas Bird Count Report; Upcoming Field Trips; Marion SWCD Native Plant Sale and Scholarship Fundraiser; Oregon Birds: The Evolutioni of Birds (Mike Unger). 

January 2018

President's Message; Article: The Trump Adminstration Goes After Public Lands (David Harrison); Oregon Parks and Recreation Department First Day Hikes; Birder's Night: Photo Sharing; Salem Environmental Education Class: Birds of Oregon (Mike Unger); Audubon Reserve Work Parties; SAS Membership Renewal Reminder; Chapter Meeting -- Malheur: Past, Present and Future (Bob Sallinger); Win two tickets to the Oregon Symphony; Upcoming Field Trips. 

December 2017

Salem Christmas Bird Count; President's Message; Becoming a Sustaining Member of Salem Audubon Society; Birder's Night: China Birds from Bottom to Top (Pat and Joann Gallagher); Participate in Photo Sharing at January Birder's Night; Upcoming Field Trips; 2018 Oregon Wings and Feathers Calendar; Feeding Winter Birds; Chapter Meeting (January), Malheur: Post, Present and Future (Bob Sallinger); 2018 Winter Wings Festival; Audubon Reserve Work Parties. 

November 2017

President's Message; Sage Grouse, Prisoners and the IAE Need Your Help; Salem Christmas Bird Count Workshop, Birder's Night: Here Be Dragons -- Birding on the Edge of North America (Bill Proebsting); Sage Grouse Under Threat; Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium 2017; Chapter Meeting: Hunting Birds with a Camera -- How William Finley and Herman Bohlman Used Photography to Save Oregon's Birds (Laura Cray); Upcoming Field Trips; Mark Your Calendar -- 2017 Salem Christmas Bird Count; 2018 Oregon Wings & Feathers Calendar; An Essay by Mitch Rohse; Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Salem Environmental Education Lecture Series;    

October 2017

President's Message; Oregon Birds Workshop -- Land Birds (Mike Unger); Birder's Night: Birds, People and the Land of Ireland and Scotland (Jonathan Pope); Chapter Meeting: Eagles in Oregon: Lessons from Watching Them Watch Us Watch Them (Frank Isaacs); What’s Happening at the Reserve; Salem Christmas Bird Count Workshop (Mike Unger); Upcoming Field Trips and Shorts; Vaux's Happening at the Salem Bahá'í Center?; Article: Streaked Horned Larks in the Willamette Valley (Niles Brinton); Lecture Series: Natural History of Oregon (Salem Environmental Education).

September 2017

President's Message; Birds and Cats; Birder's Night: Sagebrush in Prisons--Unlikely Heroes Saving Sage Grouse (Stacy Moore); Chapter Meeting: Coastal Conservation Issues and Strategies--the Land-Sea Connection (Paul Engelmeyer); Oregon Birds ID Workshop: Lakd Birds (Mike Unger); Upcoming Field Trips and Shorts; Article:Whoooo??? (Mitch Rohse); Salem Environmental Education Lecture Series. 

July-August 2017

President's Message; Legislative Update, Salem Environmental Education presents River Currents, Oregon Birds: Shorebird ID, Fall Birder's Night and Chapter Meeting Programs, Upcoming Field Trips and Shorts.  

June 2017
President's Message; Salem Audubon Birdathon, Oregon's Elliott State Forest Update, Heritage Seedlings Property Restoration Tour, Lake Capitol Earth Day Event, EcoFest: A Party for the Planet Event, Nature Walks at the Nature Reserve, Investing in Conservation and Salem Audubon Society, Salem Environmental Education's Summer Nature Talks, Upcoming Field Trips and Shorts.  

May 2017

President's Message; Salem Audubon Birdathon, Accident Insurance Policy, Oregon Birds Workshops, Conservation Corner: Pesticides and Birds, Great Egret wood sculpture raffle, What's Happening at the SAS Reserve, Birder's Night: Trinidad and Tobago -- Birding the Caribbean Islands (Kathy Patterson), Chapter Meeting: The Ankeny Hill Nature Center -- Everything We Know, Salem Environmental Education's Outdoor Adventures Series: Backpacking (Mike Cloughesy), Upcoming Field Trips, Backyard Birdfeeder Tour, Oregon's Osprey at Eola Bend Park. 

April 2017
President's Message; Investing in Conservation and Salem Audubon Society; Songbird Workshops;
The Endangered Species Act is Itself Endangered; Grant's Getaway with Jim Leonard; A Day at the Coast; Song of a Meadowlark; Great Egret Wod Sculpture Raffle; Request for Information on Sightings of Color-Banded Oregon Vesper Sparrows; What's Happening at the Reserve; Birder's Night: In Search of Golden Eagles along the Owyhee River (Stephanie Hazen); Seeking an Outreach Coordinator; The State of Oregon's Forests; Salem Audubon's New Land Stewardship Award;  Chapter Meeting: Birding Without Borders: An Epic World Big Year (Noah Stryker); To Our Generous Donors -- Thank You!; Upcoming Field Trips; Birds and Wine Event at Willamette Valley Vineyards; Backyard Birdfeeder Tour.

March 2017

President's Message; Oregon Birds: Songbirds 1, 2 and 3; Woodshop; Great Egret Wod Sculpture Raffle; Volunteer Orientation Meeting for Yard, Garden and Home Show; What's Happening at the Nature Reserve; Marion Soil & Water Conservation District Plant Sale; Seeking Volunteers!; Birder's Night: My Big Year, Take Two (Glen Lindeman); Seeking Outreach Coordinator; Outdoor Adventures Lecture: Hiking (Bill Sulivan and Zach Urness); Birds of Hawaii by Mitch Rohse; Find Inspiration at the 2017 Mid-Valley Yard, Garden and Home Show; Chapter Meeting: An Intimate Look at Nesting Peregrine Falcons (Wayne Hoffman); Upcoming Field Trips; Backyard Birdfeeder Tour; Songbird Workshops.

February 2017

President's Message; 2016 Salem Christmas Bird Count Report; Conservation: Wind Power and Birds; Thanks to Our Generous Donors; Welcome New Members; Find Tundra and Trumpeter Swans in the Willamette Valley; Lecture: GMO Crops; Birder's Night: The Birds of Rummel Street (Paul Sullivan); Chapter Meeting: How Woodpeckers Can Save the World (Stephen Shunk); Upcoming Field Trips; Lecture: Exploring Raptors/Birds of Prey; 2017 Marion SWCD Native Plant Sale; Mid-Valley Yard, Garden and Home Show; Audubon Reserve Work Parties.

January 2017
President's Message: funding ODFW's conservation mission; Membership Renewal; Conservation Corner: Oregon Vesper Sparrow Update; What Makes Salem Audubon Tick?; Birder's Night: Photo Sharing; Upcoming Field Trips; Chapter Meeting: Birds of Pandora's Box by Rick Boatner, ODFW; Orebon Birds-Exploring Raptors; Outdoor Adventure Series: Kayaking and Canoeing, What's Happening at the Reserve?; 

December 2016
President's Message: Nature Center Update; Salem Christmas Bird Count, Saturday, December 17; Thank You Donors; Oregon Audubon Council Advances Conservation; Feeding Winter Birds; The Birds of Rummel Street; AmazonSmile; Welcome New Members; Birder's Night: A History of Counting Birds (David Craig); Upcoming Field Trips; Education Committee Volunteers Needed; Volunteer Opportunities at Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuges; Are Eastern and Western Gray Squirrels Hybridizing?

November 2016
President's Message: Role of the Board in governance of Salem Audubon, Salem Christmas Bird Count Workshop: Tips and Techniques, Conservation Corner: Scientists Call for Urgent Conservation of Landbirds in U.S. and Canada, William L. Finley NWR: Take a trip this fall, What's Happening at the Reserve, Birder's Night: Great Gray Owls in California, Oregon and Washing by Harry Fuller, Birds and Wine Event at Left Coast Cellars, Chapter Meeting--Hidden in Plain Bite: The surprising Connection between Food Choices and Ecosystem by Katie Cantrell Upcoming Field Trips, Environmental Issues: Climate Change in Oregon, Salem Christmas Bird Count

October 2016

President's Message: Nature Center Public Meeting; Thanks to our Generous Supporters; Welcome New Members, Audubon Reserve Work Parties; Water Rising Lecture and Benefit; Birder's Night: Local and Endanagered Birds--Birds as Art by Douglas Beall; Oregon Birds: Ducks, Geese and Swans; Chapter Meeting: New Hikes on the Oregon Coast by William L. Sullivan; Upcoming Field Trips, Birds and Wine Event at Left Coast Cellars; Salem CBC Workshop--CBC Tips and Techniques; Salem Christmas Bird Count Date Announcement.

September 2016
President's Message: Nature Center Update, Friends of Willamette Valley NWR Complex, New SAS Office Location, Ankeny Hill Habitat Restoration, Amazon Smiles on Salem Audubon, Birder's Night: Last of the Best -- The Hawks of the Wild Zumwalt Prairie by Marcy Cottrell Houle, Chapter Meeting: What's in a Name (or Does a Killdeer Kill Deer?) by Dan Gleason, Audubon Reserve Work Parties, Summer Conservation Projects, Conservation Corner -- Time for a New Approach (Managing the Klamath Wildlife Refuge for Wildlife), Willamette Valley NWR Volunteer Luncheon, Upcoming Field Trips, Pelagic Tour, Birds and Wine Event at Left Coast Cellars, Oregon Birds Class -- Ducks, Geese and Swans.

July-August 2016
President's Message, Conservation Corner -- Collapse of the East Sand Island Cormorant Colony, Welcome New Members, Audubon Reserve Work Parties, What's Happening at the Reserve, Upcoming Field Trips, Pelagic Tour, Malheur NWR Field Trip Report, Upcoming Birder's Night and Chapter Meeting Topics, Falcon Fledge Week by Mitch Rohse. A Great Turnout for the Backyard Bird Feeder Tour, What's Happening at the Reserve, Birds and Wine at Left Coast Cellars, Upcoming Field Trips, Special Field Trip to Bird Haven, Pelagic Tour.

May 2013 -- includes article on preventing birds from hitting windows.