A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Mating season: Cover your mirrors

Written June 14th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

This is no news to most people, probably, but until a few years ago I had never noticed the problem: Birds perching in front of passenger-side car mirrors where they can see themselves, and leaving a mess behind.

Don’t call them ‘single-use’ bags

Written March 20th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Here’s yet another reason why it’s a mistake to ban plastic grocery bags, as Corvallis and a number of other cities have done. What you see here are bags — from Fred Meyer in Albany in this case — shrouding the side mirrors to protect them from crazy birds.

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