Marais des Cygnes


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Marais des Cygnes

(mĕr`ē də sēn), river, c.140 mi (230 km) long, rising in E central Kans., SW of Topeka, and flowing SE into W Mo. to join the Little Osage River and form the Osage River. Subject to heavy flooding, the river has many flood control projects.
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Even now, there are birds using the restored lands at Marais des Cygnes NWR.
But down the road, those trees will grow into the kinds of large trees that eagles prefer when it's time to lay eggs, and Marais des Cygnes might just see summer-time nesting pairs as well.
Freske, of Marais des Cygnes in Kansas, says the very existence of the refuge, which was created in 1992, helps eagles.
At Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas, eagle populations are at "historic highs," according to the refuge manager A Global ReLeaf planting of 60,000 trees may help bring eagles there to nest as welt
Public-Private Partnership Helps Fight Climate Change, Restore Habitat with 234,000 Trees at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge
Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) today to announce the restoration of 775 acres of forestland at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) near Kansas City.
Located just 39 miles south of the Kansas City Metropolitan area, the 7,500-acre haven for wildlife was named after the Marais des Cygnes River (French for "marsh of the swans"), which runs through the heart of the protected landscape.