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Association Insight June 10, 2020

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© Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) • 2626 E. 82nd Street, Suite 175 • Bloomington, Minnesota 55425 www.psai.org • 952.854.8300 ASSOCIATIONINSIGHT Portable Sanitation Association International News BIWEEKLY EDITION JUNE 10, 2020 A Murder of Crows The Wyoming D.O.T found more than 200 dead crows on highways recently, and there was concern that they may have died from COVID-19. A pathologist examined the remains of all the crows and, to everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was not COVID-19. The cause of death appeared to be from vehicular impacts. However, during analysis it was noted that varying colors of paints appeared on the birds' beaks and claws. By analyzing these paint residues it was found that 98 percent of the crows had been killed by impact with motorcycles, while only two percent were killed by cars. The Agency then hired an Ornithological Behaviorist to determine if there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of motorcycle kills versus car kills. The Ornithological Behaviorist quickly concluded that when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow to warn of danger. They discovered that while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah!"not a single one could shout "Bike!" v JUNE 11 Virtual Training—Servicing and Maintaining Portable Sanitation Equipment (Basic Tech Series) 12 Virtual Training—Health, Safety, and Professional Excellence (Basic Tech Series) 18 Roundtable Discussion—Navigating COVID-19 JULY 2 Roundtable Discussion—Topic TBD 9 Virtual Training—Health, Safety, and Professional Excellence in Portable Sanitation (Basic Tech Series) 16 Roundtable Discussion—Topic TBD 30 Roundtable Discussion—Topic TBD PSAI Events Visit: https://psai.org/psai-event-calendar/ AUGUST 13 Virtual Training—Portable Sanitation and Special Events 13 Roundtable Discussion—Topic TBD 27 Roundtable Discussion—Topic TBD

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