Saginaw approves agreement with Bird Rides for electric scooter sharing system

SAGINAW, MI – Rentable electric scooters will soon be coming to Saginaw as an alternative form of transportation.

During a virtual meeting on Monday, April 12, the Saginaw City Council approved a memorandum of agreement with Bird Rides, Inc. to deploy an electric scooter business in the city.

“This is super cool because cities bigger than us have it and it’s just an awesome thing that we’re going to bring to the city of Saginaw,” said council member Autumn Scherzer.

Saginaw is joining Midland in inviting Bird Rides into the city to operate the scooter-sharing setup. The Midland Daily

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De Vries hit with grid penalty for last-lap Bird collision

The Saudi Arabia race one winner attempted a pass on the inside of Jaguar Racing driver Bird on the final lap of the Italian round in a battle for was what 10th place at the time. 

Mercedes racer de Vries lost the rear of his car on the approach to Turn 7. While he managed to catch the slide, he collided at the apex with Bird who then tagged Nissan’s Oliver Rowland. 

This eliminated de Vries and Bird on the spot, although Rowland was able to continue and retain his ninth place on the road. He then dropped to 16th 

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‘Tired of Seeing Your Face’- When Michael Jordan Thanked Larry Bird For Retiring

Michael Jordan was not always the dominant force that people remember him as. Despite having a few years in college, where he also won a national title, Jordan had to wait before he started winning in the NBA. He was drafted in 1984, but won his first title in 1991. While there were growing pains, nobody accentuated those more than Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics.

A young Jordan mightily struggled in front of Larry Bird and the dominating Celtics of the 80s. While MJ would also struggle against the ‘Bad Boy’ Detroit Pistons, it wasn’t like against Bird.

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Midcoast Conservancy Offers Two Bird Walks

A yellow warbler sits on a branch. (Photo courtesy Don Reimer)

Midcoast Conservancy will offer two spring walks with bird experts Howie Nielsen and Jonathan Alderfer, who will share their bird identification skills. The first walk will be from 7-10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12 and the second will take place from 7-10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29.

Each will be a short-distance, slow walk at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson to enjoy the birds of woodland and bog habitats. The group will explore the wonders of Hidden Valley’s kettlehole bog from the boardwalk that extends well into the

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North Carolina seeks volunteers for first NC Bird Atlas

Beginning this spring, North Carolina will embark on its first Bird Atlas. The NC Bird Atlas is a five-year state-wide community science project that relies on volunteers to map the distribution and abundance of birds from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks.

Everyone can participate in the Atlas, Conserving Carolina said in a news release. “Atlasing” is similar to birdwatching, except that participants are asked to take the time to watch individual birds closely and make note of their behaviors through the year.

For example, an observer watching a Carolina Wren might take note of whether the bird

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Rare Bird Alert | Outdoors

This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, April 5.

During the Corona virus outbreak N.H. Audubon encourages you to enjoy birding safely; please follow travel and social distance recommendations from state and federal authorities.

A swallow-tailed kite was photographed in Antrim on March 31.

A golden eagle was seen flying at Mud Pond in the Peterson State Wildlife Management Area in Dublin on March 29.

A snowy owl was seen at Hampton Beach State Park on April 2.

A sandhill crane was reported from Hoit Marsh in Concord on March 30; four were seen flying over Concord

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