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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.


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

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