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Edge Wade Nov. 2010
40 acres  Benton Co.  DeLorme 44, A-3
GPS:  38.3699252793,-93.1089001154
MDC owned; for information call 660-530-5500
Directions:  From Sedalia, go 12 miles south on US 65, then east 11.5 miles on MO 52 to Rt. W.  Go 6 miles south on Rt. W.  From Lincoln, take Rt. H southeast to Edmonson, then go east on Rt. W.  The site is on the east side of Rt. W.
When to Visit/Species to Expect:  Spring and early summer.  Nesting Pine Warblers, flycatchers, and tanagers can be expected.
Features of interest to birders:  Now a radio tower site, the fire tower was donated to the Cimmaron National Grassland in western Kansas.  The immediate vicinity of the tower has pines.  Oak-hickory forest surrounds it.
Toilets:  None
Camping:  None
Hazards/Limitations:  None noted
Nearby Birding Sites:  Big Buffalo Creek CA, Lost Valley Fish Hatchery, Harry S Truman SP.