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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When Bruce Freske sees 20 to 30 eagles winter at the Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas, he is not only fascinated, he is impressed.
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.
Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi; 25,750 trees at Little Red Creek burn site, Caspar, Wyoming; 406,490 trees at Pointe Remove Wildlife Management Area, Arkansas; 44,000 trees at Three Sisters Bald Eagle Winter Roost, California; 58,800 trees at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, Kansas; 147,400 trees at Red River County, Texas.