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Archive of our Great Birding Projects bulletins (in PDF format)


You can view all of our past Great Birding Projects bulletins below. Each is presented as a PDF in our archives, with the most recent on the top of the page. Through the GBP bulletin we are able to stay in contact with our colleagues, clients, and interested friends over a number of important creative birding and communications issues. You are welcome to add your name to our mailing list using the simple subscription tool below.
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10 March 2017 Contents - Lessons from the Jr. Audubon Clubs
                                           Hog Island Opportunity
                                           Nebraska Anniversary, Stamp, Cranes, and Avitourism
                                           History of Backyard Bird Feeding
                                           Words to Consider - Roger Tory Peterson
                                           GBP Archives
21 February 2017 Contents - Roads, Roads, Roads
                                                Words to Consider - John Muir
                                                1917 Feeder-poster Copy Available
                                                On the History of Backyard Bird Feeding
                                                GBP Archives
12 December 2016 Contents - Holiday Greetings
                                                  Feeding Wild Birds in America as a gift
                                                  Two more book gift ideas
                                                  More on Cuba Opportunity
                 Words to Consider - Charles Dickens
                 GBP Archives
24 August 2016 Contents - Snowy Winter Birds in August?
            Appreciating the History of Backyard Bird Feeding
            It's time to get your Duck Stamp
            Cuba Nature, Cuba Birds, Cuba Travel
            Words to Consider - Franklin D. Roosevelt
            GBP Archives

1 July 2016 Contents - The Unique History of Backyard Bird Feeding in America

                                       Words to Consider – Theodore Roosevelt

                                       GBP Archives

2 June 2016 Contents - Bird-friendly Beer
                                       Hemp History Week - Next Week
                                       More on Cuba, birds, and us
                                       Words to Consider - John Steinbeck
                                       GBP Archives
23 May 2016 Contents - The Thrill of the Thaw
                                         Hemp History Week - Next Month
                                         The History of Backyard Bird Feeding
                                         American Bison Becomes the National Mammal
                                         Words to Consider - Stephen Jay Gould
                                         GBP Bulletin Archives
18 March 2016 Contents - Beyond Ping-Pong Diplomacy
                                            Support Birds and Rice
                                            Will the Bison become the American Mammal?
                                            Backyard Bird-feeding History
                                            Words to Consider - Stewart Udall
                                            GBP Archives
14 December 2015 Contents - Joyous holiday wishes
                                                  Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation
                                                 - from Paul J. Baicich, Margaret A. Barker, and Carrol L. Henderson
20 October 2015 Contents - What to Expect in the Bird-feeding Future
                                                The History of Backyard Bird Feeding
                                                A Classic"DuckStamp" T-shirt
                                                Show Support for Birds and Rice
                                                Words to Consider - Rachel Carson
                GBP Archives

31 August 2015 Contents - Is Hemp the Birdseed of the Future?

                                             The Story of Backyard Bird Feeding

                                             Words to Consider - Henry David Thoreau

                                             GBP Archives

6 July 2015 Contents - Backyard Bird Feeding Quiz

                                      Did you know?

                                      Words to Consider - John Burroughs

                                      GBP Archives

29 June 2015 Contents - The Disappearing American Vacation

                                         New Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Released

                                         Delightful Bird Images on Postcard Stamps

                                         Show Support for Birds and Rice

                                         A Fine Reception - the story of American bird feeding

                                         Words to Consider - John Muir

                                         GBP Archives

22 April 2015 Contents - Earth Day Thoughts

                                         How Can you Show Support for Birds and Rice?

                                         Now Available - Feeding Wild Birds in America

                                         Words to Consider - Mabel Osgood Wright

                                         GBP Archives

1 April 2015 Contents - Congressional Land Considerations

                                       New Breakthrough Backyard Feeder

                                       Are GMO Waterfowl Next?

                                      Words to Consider - Little Boy from The Birds

                                      Important News Items - Optics and Conservation

30 March 2015 Contents - Recent Rice-and-Bird Developments

                                           How Do You Show Support for Birds and Rice?

                                           Available in April - The Story of Bird Feeding

                                           Words to Consider - Pope Francis

                                           GBP Archives

12 February 21015 Contents - Revisiting Urban Interests

                                                  How Do You Sell a $25 Stamp?

                                                  Coming Soon - The Story of Bird Feeding

                                                  Words to Consider - Charles S. Elton

                                                  GBP Archives

11 December 2014 Contents - Holiday Greetings

                                                  Twelve Holiday Gift Ideas

                                                  Words to Consider - Charles Dickens

                                                  GBP Archives

9 October 2014 Contents - Martha's Lengthening Shadow

                                            New Art Chosen for the Next Stamp

                                            Some Thoughts on Diversity and Bird Study

                                            Words to Consider - David Hunt

                                            GBP Archives

31 August 2014 Contents - Kudos for Martha

                                             The Green Ceiling

                                             Words to Consider - Harry Wiland and Dale Bell

                                             GBP Archives

9 July 2014 Contents - New "Duck Stamp" Released

                                      Visit the "Yellow Rail Capital of the World"

                                      Consider Victory Energy Bonds

                                      Words to Consider - Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling

                                      GBP Archives

24 May 2014 Contents - USPS Songbird Stamps

                                        Next "Duck Stamp" Coming Soon

                                        Hog Island Opportunities

                                        Rachel Carson's Birthday

                                        Wetlands Conservation

                                        Words to Consider - Theodore Roosevelt

                                        GBP Archives 

22 April 2014 Contents - Disempowering Environmentalism

                                         The Disappearing American Vacation-goer

                                         Is Birding "New"?

                                         2014 Wetland Conservation Award

                                         Words to Consider - Senator Gaylord Nelson

                                         GBP Archives

1 April 2014 Contents - Bird-compatible Soy Developed

                                       New Sunflower Seed to Arrive

                                       Bird Photography Results

                                       Seasonal Notes

                                       Words to Consider - John N. Mitchell

                                      For More Information

7 March 2014 Contents - So, who are these "birders"?
                                          80th Anniversary of the "Duck Stamp"
                                          Words to Consider - Roger Tory Peterson
                                          GBP Archives

15 February 2014 Contents - Gem of a Message

                                                 More on the Stamp

                                                 Bob Hines Exhibit

                                                 Passenger Pigeon Preparation

                                                 Words to Consider - Genesis

                                                 GBP Archives

11 December 2013 Contents - Holiday Greetings

                                                  Some Holiday Gift Ideas

                                                  Words to Consider - Charles Dickens

                                                   GBP Archives

25 November 2013 Contents - "Banking on Nature" Makes a Case

                                                    Documentary on the Duck Stamp

                                                    Thanksgiving's this week!

                                                    Words to Consider - John Muir

                                                    GBP Archives 

25 October 2013 Contents - Junco Re-inspection

                                               Paton Project

                                               Stamp Art

                                               Words to Consider - Marjory Stoneman Douglas

                                               GBP Archives 

25 September 2013 Contents -   How is Wildlife Photography Like Hunting?

                                                     Diversity Dialogue on Birding and Birds

                                                     Paton Progress in Southeast Arizona

                                                    Stamp Art Contest

                                                     Words to Consider - Roger Tory Peterson

                                                     GBP Archives

21 August 2013 Contents -    Boomer Expectations

                                                Carbon Offset Birding Project at MBS

                                                Green Markets, Green Shopping

                                                Notes of Interest - BirdNote, Bird Stamp, Paton Project

                                                Words to Consider - Walt Whitman

                                                GBP Archives

25 July 2013 Contents -     The Next Birding Diversity Meeting

                                            Rice, Birds, Conservation, and Crawfish!

                                            The Fate of Travel Guides

                                            Another View of Outdoor Economics

                                            Words to Consider - E. B. White

                                            More on the Migratory Bird Stamp

                                            GBP Archives

3 July 2013 Contents -       The Economic Impacts of American Conservation

                                            The Year's Migratory Bird Stamp Released

                                            PIF in August

                                            Words to Consider - The Sopranos

                                            GBP Bulletin Archives

                                            Happy Fourth of July!                                     

1 May 2013 Contents -    Birding Trends

                                         American Bison

                                         Passenger Pigeon Documentary

                                         NO to Bottled Water

                                         Happy Green Space

                                         Dancing "Chickens"

                                         Words to Consider - Stephen Jay Gould

1 April 2013 Contents -   New Optics Line Launched

                                          Overweight Canal-living Ducks

                                          Cause of Massachusetts Crow Deaths

                                          ABC's Bird of the Week

                                          Words to Consider - Dave Barry

                                          For More Information 

19 March 2013 Contents - Avitourism and the American Traveler

                                           Optics and Festivals

                                           What Motivates "Green" Behavior?

                                           Migratory Bird Stamp News

                                           Words to Consider - Aldo Leopold

                                           GBP Bulletin Archives 

18 December 2012 Contents - Holiday Greetings!

                                                  Some Last-minute Holiday Gift Ideas

                                                  Why Rice?

                                                  Birding History Dialogue

                                                  Words to Consider - Old English Rhyme

                                                  GBP Bulletin Archives

30 October 2012 Contents - Rails and Rice Festival

                                               Liability Issues on Rice Farms 

                                               Focus on Diversity Meeting Video-archived

                                              "Birds and Nature" Radio Broadcast

                                               Words to Consider - Eden Phillpotts

                                               BGP Bulletin Archives

9 October 2012 Contents - New Artwork for Next Stamp

                                             Christmas Bird Count Changes

                                             Conservation Setbak in North Dakota

                                             Focus on Diversity Being Livestreamed

                                             Words to Consider - Fred Bodsworth

                                             BGP Bulletin Archives

13 September 2012 Contents - National Survey Preliminary Findings Released

                                                    Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest Live-Streamed

                                                    Birding DIversity Meeting Set for Next Month

                                                    Victory Energy Bonds

                                                    Words to Consider - Book of Job

                                                    BGP Bulletin Archives

16 August 2012 Contents -  Next Duck Stamp Art Competition

                                              Sharing Birds: P2F

                                              Exploring the Green Gap - Mind the Gap!                                                         

                                              Words to Consider - Aldo Leopold

                                              GBP Bulletin Archives

14 August 2012 Contents - Green Gaps - Birds and Two Issues

                                              Birds: Seeing, Sharing, and Saving: P2F

                                              Words to Consider - Henry David Thoreau

                                              GBP Bulletin Archives

2 July 2012 Contents - Another Stamp Altogether

                                      LWCF chances must start anew

                                      Is a "mini-LWCF" possible?

                                      Killer Pipes - a Landscape Problem

                                      Words to Consider - Jennifer Price

                                      GBP Bulletin Archives

                                      Happy Fourth of July

25 June 2012 Contents -    Time for a New Stamp

                                            New Pro-Stamp Group Website

                                            Rice and Birds - California Experience

                                            Words to Consider - Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling

                                            GBP Bulletin Archives

22 May 2012 Contents:     Celebrate National Trails Day

                                           Another Push for LWCF

                                           New NWR Trail Lessons

                                           Words to Consider - John Muir

                                           GBP Website

                                      

10 May 2012 Contents:          Spring Opportunities
                                                Four-Season Bird Feeding
                                                Words to Consider - Louis J. Halle
                                                GBP Website

19 April 2012 Content:           Earth Day - Officially, It's Sunday

                                                Words to Consider - Gaylord Nelson

                                                New GBP Website

5 April 2012   Content:   Transportation/LWCF and Congress

                                        Another Birding Diversity Meeting Planned

                                        NPS Saying NO to Bottled Water

                                        Rice is Nice
                                        April Fool's Day
                                        Words to Consider - Charles S. Elton
1 April 2012   Content:  Amazing Penguin Evolution
                                        New Suet Feeder Will Last Entire Winter Season
                                        Big Year "Prequel" to be Released
                                        Words to Consider - Dave Barry
 23 March 2012      Content:  Birds over Nebraska (Cranes and More)
                                               A Bob Hines Biography
                                               Words to Consider -  Margaret Morse Nice
13 March 2012      Content:  An LWCF Opportunity
                                               More Transportation Bill Chances
                                               Words to Consider - Theodore Roosevelt
14 February 2012       Content:  Remember 'National Bird-feeding Month'
                                                    It's IMBD Time Again
                                                    Transportation Bill: Running Backwards
                                                    Words to Consider - Theodore Roosevelt
 18 January 2012       Content:  Some Festival Lessons (Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival)
                                                   Buy and Display the Stamp
                                                   Words to Consider - Roger Tory Peterson
 20 December 2011       Content:  Holiday Greetings!
 2 December 2011       Content:  Some Holiday Gifts with a "Bird Message"
                                                     Getting your Stamp
                                                     Words to Consider - Stewart Udall
17 November 2011       Content:  Bird-Safe Buildings
                                                       Golf Courses and Bluebird Success
                                                       Viewing the Birding Diversity Meeting
                                                       Words to Consider - Frank Lloyd Wright
 9 November 2011       Content:  Community Bird Feeding
                                                     Viewing Last Month's Birding Diversity Meeting
                                                     Words to Consider - Roger Tory Peterson
 20 October 2011       Content:  Broadcasting the Birding Diversity Conference
                                                    Federal Migratory Bird Stamp Contest
                                                    Avitourism Dollars Add up in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
                                                    Words to Consider - Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling

4 October 2011     Content:  Iberian Avitourism App

                                              Binoculars over the Decades
                                              Words to Consider - Joseph J. Hickey

26 September 2011       Content: Keeping it 'Green'

                                                       Recycling Optics and More
                                                       A Birding Carbon Offset
                                                       Made in the Shade
                                                       Words to Consider - Stephen Jay Gould
9 September 2011    Content:   Will birding look like the rest of America?
                                                  Some Avian Symbolism
                                                  Copies of Looking for Mr. Gilbert
                                                  Words to Consider - George Washington Carver

30 August 2011        Content: Public Lands, Public Resources

                                                    Getting your Stamp
                                                    Words to Consider - Louis J. Halle


 

9 August 2011        Content:  It's time to get your Migratory Burd Hunting and Conservation Stamp

                                                   Getting your Stamp
                                                   Words to Consider - Theodore Roosevelt