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Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson Swan decoys floating on the pond inside Alexandria's Noonan Park are intended to discourage more geese from landing in the park.

A swan song for Noonan's geese?

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The swans at Noonan Park in Alexandria are fooling people and geese.

That's a good thing, especially the part about the geese.

The swans - four of them - are actually decoys placed by the Alexandria Park Department in an effort to discourage more geese from landing in the park.

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Park Superintendent Bill Thoennes has been trying to control the growing goose problem at Noonan for sometime now.

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